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H.R.4261: Gulf War Health Research Reform Act of 2014
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||armed forces and national security|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Mike Coffman, R-Colo.|
|Total Cosponsors||8 (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 14, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||June 2, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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- Bill passed in the Senate
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(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Gulf War Health Research Reform Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 to revise the duties, operations, and makeup of the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses (Committee).
Directs the Committee, which is to be independent of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), to provide advice regarding proposed research relating to the health consequences of military service in Southwest Asia during the Gulf War to Congress, the Secretary, and the heads of other federal agencies that conduct such research.
Prohibits the Committee from conducting scientific research or reviewing research proposals submitted to the Secretary prior to funding.
Requires the Committee to judge the choice and success of federal Gulf War health-related research efforts with the premise that the funda...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 2, 2014||Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|
|May 28, 2014||On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4863-4865)|
|May 28, 2014||DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4261.|
|May 28, 2014||Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4863-4866)|
|May 28, 2014||Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.|
|March 25, 2014||Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
|March 24, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|March 24, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.|
|March 24, 2014||Subcommittee on Health Discharged.|
|March 14, 2014||Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|