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S. 2372 - Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act [VA MISSION Act of 2018]

Bill Text

  • Text of S. 2372 PDF XML

    Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act (referred in House) 

  • Text of House amendment to S.2372 consisting of the text of H.R. 5674 as reported PDF XML

    VA MISSION Act of 2018 (as reported) 
            ::  Comparative print of the House amendment to S.2372 , consisting of the text of H.R. 5674 as reported, with H.R. 5674 as reported and amended by H.Res. 891 (pursuant to clause 12 of rule XXI)  PDF
            ::  Ramseyer for the House amendment to S.2372, consisting of the text of H.R. 5674 as reported and amended by H.Res. 891 (pursuant to clause 12 of rule XXI)  PDF

  • H. Rept. 115-671, Part I PDF

    Report from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs 

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 6-3 on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 891: 
Agreed to by record vote of 229-185, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 230-184 on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. 

MANAGERS: Woodall/McGovern

1. Structured rule for H.R. 5698.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Makes in order only the further amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in part A of the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

9. Closed rule for S. 2372.

10. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

12. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 5674, as reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

14. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

15. Structured rule for H.R. 2.

16. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture.

17. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

18. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Agriculture now printed in the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

19. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.

20. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part C of the report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in this report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

21. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part C of the report.

22. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
7Version 1Crist (FL)DemocratEstablishes the Veteran Treatment Court Program to coordinate training and technical assistance to help veterans treatment courts coordinate benefits and services with the Department of Veterans Affairs and local veterans services organizations. Submitted
6Version 1Davidson (OH)RepublicanRequires that the only healthcare benefit that may be made available to Members of Congress is care furnished through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Submitted
2Version 1Gonzalez, Vicente (TX)DemocratRepatriates, naturalizes, and reinstates benefits for veterans of the United States Armed Forces who, after serving honorably and given honorable discharge, and having clean records prior to service, were deported. Excludes veterans convicted of violent crimes to include: voluntary manslaughter, murder, rape, sexual abuse of a minor, or any offense under chapter 113B of title 18, United States Code (relating to terrorism); and does not include individuals who have been determined to be a child abuser or a pedophile. Submitted
8Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanProvides that it is the sense of Congress that the Secretary for Veterans Affairs ensure that our nation's veterans should have wheel chairs furnished to them to meet their whole health needs.Submitted
1Version 1Pearce (NM), Davidson (OH)RepublicanExpands veterans' eligibility criteria for community care, allows veterans to elect a local provider in their community based on the veteran's preference. Submitted
3Version 1Roe (TN)RepublicanMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Provides technical and procedural corrections to HR 5674; changes the short title to the "John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018".Considered As Adopted
9Version 1Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratEliminates restrictions on eligibility for VA dental care, which expands eligibility for VA dental care to all enrolled veterans. Submitted
4Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratPreserves the Bipartisan Budget Act deal and prevents cuts to VA programs. Holds the non-defense discretionary caps for VA negotiated under the Bipartisan Budget Act harmless when funding for the Veterans Choice Program is transferred from mandatory to discretionary accounts. Submitted
5Version 1Tipton (CO)RepublicanSUBSTITUTE Authorizes private cemeteries to request grave markers for veterans of World War I if any next of kin cannot be identified.Submitted