H.R.2494: To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 13, 2021
  • Latest Major Action May 19, 2021

Bill Cosponsors

2 (All Democrats)

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

This bill establishes the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration to administer economic opportunity assistance programs for veterans and their dependents and survivors. Specifically, the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration must administer the following Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs: vocational rehabilitation and employment programs, educational assistance programs, veterans'...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 5 statements associated with H.R.2494.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 19, 2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
May 18, 2021
Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 403, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 144, as amended; H.R. 204, as amended; H.R. 210, as amended; H.R. 240; H.R. 707, as amended; H.R. 711, as amended; H.R. 1157, as amended; H.R. 1447, as amended; H.R. 1510, as amended; H.R. 1711, as amended; H.R. 2027; H.R. 2167, as amended; H.R. 2441; H.R. 2494; H.R. 2533; H.R. 2655, as amended; H.R. 2695, H.R. 2704; H.R. 2788; H.R. 2878, as amended; and H.R. 3008. (consideration: CR H2482-2520; text: CR H2513-2514)
May 18, 2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 403, proceedings on H.R. 2494 are considered vacated.
May 17, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules.
May 17, 2021
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.
May 17, 2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2494.
May 17, 2021
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 17, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2373-2375; text: CR H2373-2375)
May 4, 2021
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 6.
May 4, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 4, 2021
Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Discharged.
April 29, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
April 13, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
April 13, 2021

Introduced in the House by Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio)

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