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Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017


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Marco Rubio

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Administrative remedies Congressional oversight Department of Veterans Affairs Employee hiring Employee performance Employment discrimination and employee rights Executive agency funding and structure Federal officials Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management Government ethics and transparency, public corruption Government studies and investigations Health facilities and institutions Health personnel Transportation costs Veterans' medical care

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  • Became Public Law No: 115-41.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Signed by President.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Presented to President.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    Source: House floor actions
  • On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 368 - 55 (Roll no. 307). (text: CR H4884-4889)
    Source: House floor actions
  • Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4899)
    Source: House floor actions
  • POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on S. 1094, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Roe (TN) demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage of S. 1094 until later in the legislative day.
    Source: House floor actions
  • The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H4896)
    Source: House floor actions
  • DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 1094.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2581 and S. 1094, with 1 hour of general debate for each bill. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except a motion to recommit with or without instructions on H.R. 2581, and a motion to commit on S. 1094. Both measures will be considered read and are closed to amendments.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 378. (consideration: CR H4884-4896)
    Source: House floor actions
  • Rule H. Res. 378 passed House.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 378 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2581 and S. 1094. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2581 and S. 1094, with 1 hour of general debate for each bill. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except a motion to recommit with or without instructions on H.R. 2581, and a motion to commit on S. 1094. Both measures will be considered read and are closed to amendments.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Held at the desk.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Received in the House.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Source: Senate
  • Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
    Source: Senate
  • The committee substitute agreed to by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3261-3266)
    Source: Senate
  • Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    Source: Senate
  • Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 103.
    Source: Senate
  • Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Reported by Senator Isakson with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
    Source: Senate
  • Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    Source: Senate
  • Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
    Source: Senate
  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
    Source: Senate