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VA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017


Sponsored By

Dean Heller

Deals With

Alabama Appropriations California Colorado Congressional oversight Department of Veterans Affairs Employee hiring Employee performance Federal officials Florida Georgia Government buildings, facilities, and property Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management Government information and archives Government lending and loan guarantees Government studies and investigations Health facilities and institutions Health personnel Higher education Home and outpatient care Indiana Maine Massachusetts Medicaid Medical research Mental health Michigan Military medicine Montana New York State North Carolina Pennsylvania Performance measurement Public-private cooperation Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations South Carolina South Dakota Student aid and college costs Texas User charges and fees Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs Veterans' medical care Veterans' pensions and compensation Virginia

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  • Became Public Law No: 115-46.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Signed by President.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Presented to President.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Source: Senate
  • Senate agreed to the House amendments to the Senate bill by Voice Vote. (text as Senate agree to the House amendment: CR S4686)
    Source: Senate
  • Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate bill.
    Source: Senate
  • The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
    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: 414 - 0 (Roll no. 438). (text: CR H6531-6535)
    Source: House floor actions
  • Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6557-6558)
    Source: House floor actions
  • POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on S. 114, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote, announced that the aye had prevailed. Mr. Roe(TN) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until later in the legislative day.
    Source: House floor actions
  • The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    Source: House floor actions
  • DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 114.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Rule provides for consideration of S. 114 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. The resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 480. (consideration: CR H6531-6538)
    Source: House floor actions
  • Rule H. Res. 480 passed House.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 480 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of S. 114 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. The resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
    Source: House floor actions
  • On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 219 - 186 (Roll no. 408).
    Source: House floor actions
  • Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6196-6197)
    Source: House floor actions
  • At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
    Source: House floor actions
  • DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 114.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6151-6158; text of measure as received: CR H6151)
    Source: House floor actions
  • Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Received in the House.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Source: Senate
  • Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3190)
    Source: Senate
  • Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3190)
    Source: Senate
  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
    Source: Senate