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Titles (7)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009

Short Titles as Reported to House

Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009

Short Titles as Introduced

Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Titles as Amended by House

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide advance appropriations authority for certain accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide advance appropriations authority for certain medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (9)

Date
10/22/2009Became Public Law No: 111-81. (TXT | PDF)
10/22/2009Signed by President.
10/16/2009Presented to President.
10/13/2009Resolving differences -- Senate actions: Senate agreed to House amendment to Senate amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S10376-10378; text as Senate agreed to House amendment: CR S10376)
10/08/2009Resolving differences -- House actions: House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment pursuant to H.Res. 804.
08/06/2009Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate in lieu of S. 423 with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(text as passed Senate: CR S9059)
06/23/2009Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 409 - 1 (Roll no. 420).(text: CR H7094-7095)
06/19/2009Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 111-171.
02/12/2009Introduced in House

All Actions (30)

Date Chamber
10/22/2009Became Public Law No: 111-81. (TXT | PDF)
10/22/2009Signed by President.
10/16/2009HousePresented to President.
10/14/2009SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/13/2009SenateSenate agreed to House amendment to Senate amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S10376-10378; text as Senate agreed to House amendment: CR S10376)
10/08/2009SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
10/08/2009-3:32pmHouseHouse agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment pursuant to H.Res. 804.
08/07/2009SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
08/06/2009SenateSee also S.423.
08/06/2009SenatePassed Senate in lieu of S. 423 with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text as passed Senate: CR S9059)
08/06/2009SenateSenate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S. 423.
08/06/2009SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S9059)
07/27/2009SenateRead twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 129.
06/24/2009SenateReceived in the Senate.
06/23/2009-7:06pmHouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
06/23/2009-7:06pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/23/2009-7:06pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 409 - 1 (Roll no. 420). (text: CR H7094-7095)
06/23/2009-6:57pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7109-7110)
06/23/2009-12:45pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Thompson (PA) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
06/23/2009-12:27pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1016.
06/23/2009-12:27pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7094-7097)
06/23/2009-12:26pmHouseMr. Filner moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
06/19/2009HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 87.
06/19/2009HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 111-171.
06/10/2009HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
06/10/2009HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/05/2009HouseSubcommittee on Health Discharged.
02/13/2009HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
02/12/2009HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
02/12/2009HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (125)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2]* 02/12/2009
Rep. Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie [D-SD-At Large]* 02/12/2009
Rep. Mitchell, Harry E. [D-AZ-5]* 02/12/2009
Rep. Hall, John J. [D-NY-19]* 02/12/2009
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-11]* 02/12/2009
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]* 02/12/2009
Rep. Hare, Phil [D-IL-17]* 02/12/2009
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10]* 02/12/2009
Rep. Hodes, Paul W. [D-NH-2]* 02/12/2009
Rep. Sestak, Joe [D-PA-7]* 02/12/2009
Rep. Teague, Harry [D-NM-2] 02/23/2009
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] 02/23/2009
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 02/23/2009
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 02/23/2009
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-13] 02/23/2009
Rep. Adler, John H. [D-NJ-3] 02/23/2009
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 02/25/2009
Rep. Kagen, Steve [D-WI-8] 02/25/2009
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] 02/25/2009
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38] 02/25/2009
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 02/26/2009
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 02/26/2009
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22] 02/26/2009
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 03/04/2009
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 03/04/2009
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 03/04/2009
Rep. Kosmas, Suzanne M. [D-FL-24] 03/04/2009
Rep. Ellsworth, Brad [D-IN-8] 03/04/2009
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 03/04/2009
Rep. Carnahan, Russ [D-MO-3] 03/04/2009
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 03/04/2009
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] 03/04/2009
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 03/04/2009
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 03/04/2009
Rep. Schauer, Mark H. [D-MI-7] 03/04/2009
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 03/04/2009
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 03/04/2009
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19] 03/04/2009
Rep. Dahlkemper, Kathleen A. [D-PA-3] 03/04/2009
Rep. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI-2] 03/09/2009
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 03/09/2009
Rep. Klein, Ron [D-FL-22] 03/09/2009
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1] 03/09/2009
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2] 03/09/2009
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 03/09/2009
Rep. Boren, Dan [D-OK-2] 03/09/2009
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 03/09/2009
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 03/11/2009
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 03/11/2009
Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1] 03/11/2009
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 03/11/2009
Rep. Moran, Jerry [R-KS-1] 03/12/2009
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 03/12/2009
Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] 03/16/2009
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-27] 03/16/2009
Rep. Watson, Diane E. [D-CA-33] 03/16/2009
Rep. Space, Zachary T. [D-OH-18] 03/16/2009
Rep. Gerlach, Jim [R-PA-6] 03/18/2009
Rep. Altmire, Jason [D-PA-4] 03/23/2009
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-3] 03/23/2009
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] 03/24/2009
Rep. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM-1] 03/24/2009
Rep. Nye, Glenn C. [D-VA-2] 03/24/2009
Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-23] 03/24/2009
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 03/31/2009
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4] 03/31/2009
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 03/31/2009
Rep. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI-9] 03/31/2009
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 04/01/2009
Rep. Boccieri, John A. [D-OH-16] 04/21/2009
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 04/21/2009
Rep. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT-5] 04/21/2009
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7] 04/21/2009
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] 04/21/2009
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 04/21/2009
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 04/21/2009
Rep. Sutton, Betty [D-OH-13] 04/21/2009
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4] 04/21/2009
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-13] 04/21/2009
Rep. Boucher, Rick [D-VA-9] 04/21/2009
Rep. Kissell, Larry [D-NC-8] 04/21/2009
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 04/21/2009
Rep. Markey, Betsy [D-CO-4] 04/21/2009
Rep. Maffei, Daniel B. [D-NY-25] 04/21/2009
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] 04/21/2009
Rep. Murphy, Patrick J. [D-PA-8] 04/21/2009
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-4] 04/23/2009
Rep. Donnelly, Joe [D-IN-2] 04/23/2009
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 04/23/2009
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3] 04/27/2009
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 04/27/2009
Rep. Bilbray, Brian P. [R-CA-50] 04/27/2009
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 04/27/2009
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-21] 04/27/2009
Rep. McMahon, Michael E. [D-NY-13] 04/27/2009
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 04/27/2009
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 04/27/2009
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13] 04/30/2009
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 04/30/2009
Rep. Halvorson, Deborah L. [D-IL-11] 04/30/2009
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-14] 04/30/2009
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 05/06/2009
Rep. Lee, Christopher J. [R-NY-26] 05/06/2009
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 05/12/2009
Rep. Meek, Kendrick B. [D-FL-17] 05/13/2009
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] 05/13/2009
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 05/14/2009
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-13] 05/14/2009
Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-24] 05/20/2009
Rep. Delahunt, Bill [D-MA-10] 05/20/2009
Rep. Carney, Christopher P. [D-PA-10] 06/04/2009
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 06/04/2009
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 06/04/2009
Rep. Griffith, Parker [D-AL-5] 06/04/2009
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-5] 06/04/2009
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5] 06/04/2009
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 06/04/2009
Rep. Snyder, Vic [D-AR-2] 06/09/2009
Rep. Perriello, Thomas S.P. [D-VA-5] 06/09/2009
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3] 06/09/2009
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] 06/11/2009
Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2] 06/16/2009
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] 06/16/2009
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 06/19/2009
Rep. Massa, Eric J. J. [D-NY-29] 06/19/2009

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs02/12/2009 Referred to
06/10/2009 Markup by
06/19/2009 Reported by H. Rept. 111-171
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health02/13/2009 Referred to
06/05/2009 Discharged from

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Shown Here:
Public Law No: 111-81 (10/22/2009)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on October 8, 2009. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 - Directs the President to include in annual budget justification documents submitted to Congress information on estimates of appropriations for the fiscal year following the fiscal year for which the budget is submitted for the following accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): (1) Medical Services; (2) Medical Support and Compliance; and (3) Medical Facilities. Requires annually for such accounts, beginning with FY2011, discretionary new budget authority to: (1) be made available for that fiscal year; and (2) include, for each such account, advance discretionary new budget authority that first becomes available for the first fiscal year after the budget year.

Directs the VA Secretary to report annually to Congress on the sufficiency of VA resources for the proceeding fiscal year with respect to the provision of medical care, including estimates of the workload and demand data for that fiscal year.

Requires the Comptroller General to: (1) annually study the adequacy and accuracy of VA baseline model projections for health care expenditures for that fiscal year; and (2) report study results, during 2011 through 2013, to the congressional veterans, appropriations, and budget committees.