H.R.6416: Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016

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Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016 TITLE I--DISABILITY COMPENSATION MATTERS (Sec. 101) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay burial and funeral expenses, accrued benefits, dependency and indemnity compensation, and non-service connected disability or death pension amounts to a survivor of a veteran who has not filed a formal claim if the record contains...

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There are 19 statements associated with H.R.6416.

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 16, 2016

Became Public Law No: 114-315.

Dec. 16, 2016

Signed by President.

Dec. 14, 2016
Presented to President.
Dec. 12, 2016
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 10, 2016

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S7109-7121)

Dec. 7, 2016
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Dec. 6, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 6, 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 0 (Roll no. 606). (text: CR H7221-7237)

Dec. 6, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7251)
Dec. 6, 2016
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.
Dec. 6, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6416.
Dec. 6, 2016
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7221-7241)
Dec. 6, 2016
Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Dec. 1, 2016
Referred to House Armed Services
Dec. 1, 2016
Referred to House Budget
Dec. 1, 2016
Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Dec. 1, 2016

Introduced in the House by Phil Roe (R-Tenn.)

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