H.R.840: Veterans' Access to Child Care Act

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Veterans' Access to Child Care Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide child care assistance to an eligible veteran for any period that the veteran (1) receives covered health care services at a VA facility, and (2) is required to travel to and return from such facility for the receipt of such services. The bill defines covered health care services to mean regular mental health care services, intensive mental...

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Date Description
Feb. 11, 2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Feb. 8, 2019
Mr. Barr moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (text: CR H1479)
Feb. 8, 2019
Mr. Barr moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (text: CR H1479-1481)
Feb. 8, 2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1469-1482)
Feb. 8, 2019
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 840.
Feb. 8, 2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 8, 2019

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 400 - 9 (Roll no. 75).

Feb. 8, 2019

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 214 (Roll no. 74).

Feb. 8, 2019
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barr motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a subsection to section 2 pertaining to additional requirements for child care providers.
Feb. 8, 2019
Mr. Barr moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Feb. 8, 2019
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Feb. 8, 2019
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Feb. 8, 2019
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 840.
Feb. 8, 2019
MOMENT OF SILENCE - Mr. Hoyer addressed the Committee and led a moment of silence in memory of the life and legacy of the Honorable John Dingell.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Slotkin amendment No. 21.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sherrill amendment No. 20.
Feb. 8, 2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sherrill amendment, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Sherrill demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sherrill amendment No. 19.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Golden amendment No. 18.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Golden amendment No. 17.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Delgado amendment No. 16.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Delgado amendment No. 15.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuster amendment No. 14.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore amendment No. 13.
Feb. 8, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sherrill amendment No. 12.
Feb. 8, 2019
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Feb. 8, 2019
Considered as unfinished business.
Feb. 7, 2019
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 840 as unfinished business.
Feb. 7, 2019
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Feb. 7, 2019
Mr. Takano moved that the committee rise.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cloud amendment No. 11.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sablan amendment No. 10.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rodney Davis amendment No. 9.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cisneros amendment No. 8.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cisneros amendment No. 7.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barr amendment No. 6.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lee (NV) amendment No. 5.
Feb. 7, 2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Bergman amendment, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Bergman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bergman amendment No. 4.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rose of NY amendment No. 3.
Feb. 7, 2019
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 105. (consideration: CR H1418-1431; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H1422)
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Radewagen amendment No. 2.
Feb. 7, 2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 105, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brindisi amendment No. 1.
Feb. 7, 2019
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 840.
Feb. 7, 2019
The Speaker designated the Honorable Stacey E. Plaskett to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
Feb. 7, 2019
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 105 and Rule XVIII.
Feb. 7, 2019
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 840 and H. Res. 86. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 840 under a structured rule. Rule provides that H. Res. 86 is adopted. Rule also provides for consideration of motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of February 15, 2019.
Feb. 7, 2019
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 105.
Feb. 6, 2019
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 105 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 840. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 840 under a structured rule. Rule provides that H. Res. 86 is adopted. Rule also provides for consideration of motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of February 15, 2019.
Feb. 6, 2019
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 105 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 840 and H. Res. 86. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 840 under a structured rule. Rule provides that H. Res. 86 is adopted. Rule also provides for consideration of motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of February 15, 2019.
Feb. 1, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 29, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Jan. 29, 2019

Introduced in the House by Julia Brownley (D-Calif.)

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