H.R.5671: To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish seasonal influenza vaccines to certain individuals, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Oct. 21, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 16, 2021

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish a seasonal influenza vaccine through April 29, 2022, to covered individuals during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Under the bill, covered individuals are veterans who are not eligible to enroll in the VA health care system; specified veterans who are eligible for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care abroad; beneficiaries who are eligible for care...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 4 statements associated with H.R.5671.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 16, 2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Nov. 15, 2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov. 15, 2021

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6257)

Nov. 15, 2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5671.
Nov. 15, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6257)
Nov. 15, 2021
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Nov. 4, 2021
Subcommittee on Health Discharged.
Nov. 4, 2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Nov. 4, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 2, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Oct. 21, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Oct. 21, 2021

Introduced in the House by Mark Takano (D-Calif.)

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