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Titles (6)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Titles as Amended by House

To amend title 38, United States Code, to permit veterans to grant access to their records in the databases of the Veterans Benefits Administration to certain designated congressional employees, and for other purposes.

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide certain employees of Members of Congress and certain employees of State or local governmental agencies with access to case-tracking information of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Actions Overview (2)

11/29/2016Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text of measure as passed: CR H6338-6339)
05/03/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date Chamber
11/30/2016SenateReceived in the Senate.
11/29/2016-5:05pmHouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
11/29/2016-5:05pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/29/2016-5:05pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text of measure as passed: CR H6338-6339)
11/29/2016-4:53pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5166.
11/29/2016-4:53pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6338-6340)
11/29/2016-4:53pmHouseMr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
09/21/2016HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
09/21/2016HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/13/2016HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/03/2016HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
05/03/2016HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (136)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Nugent, Richard B. [R-FL-11]* 05/03/2016
Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7]* 05/03/2016
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Hice, Jody B. [R-GA-10]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 05/03/2016
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13]* 05/03/2016
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 05/10/2016
Rep. Love, Mia B. [R-UT-4] 05/10/2016
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] 05/10/2016
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 05/10/2016
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 05/12/2016
Rep. Young, David [R-IA-3] 05/12/2016
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 05/12/2016
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1] 05/12/2016
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 05/12/2016
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4] 05/12/2016
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 05/12/2016
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] 05/13/2016
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 05/13/2016
Rep. Mulvaney, Mick [R-SC-5] 05/13/2016
Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] 05/17/2016
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 05/17/2016
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] 05/17/2016
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 05/17/2016
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 05/17/2016
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 05/19/2016
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] 05/19/2016
Rep. Walker, Mark [R-NC-6] 05/19/2016
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] 05/19/2016
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 05/19/2016
Rep. Graham, Gwen [D-FL-2] 05/19/2016
Rep. Stutzman, Marlin A. [R-IN-3] 05/19/2016
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 05/23/2016
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 05/23/2016
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 05/23/2016
Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4] 05/23/2016
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4] 05/24/2016
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 05/24/2016
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] 05/24/2016
Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] 05/24/2016
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] 05/24/2016
Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3] 05/26/2016
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] 05/26/2016
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 05/26/2016
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 05/26/2016
Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21] 05/26/2016
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 05/26/2016
Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11] 05/26/2016
Rep. Pittenger, Robert [R-NC-9] 05/26/2016
Rep. Blum, Rod [R-IA-1] 05/26/2016
Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] 05/26/2016
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 05/26/2016
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 05/26/2016
Rep. Massie, Thomas [R-KY-4] 05/26/2016
Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] 05/26/2016
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] 05/26/2016
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 05/26/2016
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 05/26/2016
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 05/26/2016
Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] 06/03/2016
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 06/03/2016
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] 06/03/2016
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3] 06/03/2016
Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10] 06/08/2016
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 06/08/2016
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 06/08/2016
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 06/08/2016
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 06/09/2016
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] 06/09/2016
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 06/10/2016
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 06/10/2016
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 06/10/2016
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] 06/10/2016
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 06/10/2016
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1] 06/10/2016
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 06/10/2016
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 06/10/2016
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 06/10/2016
Rep. Zinke, Ryan K. [R-MT-At Large] 06/10/2016
Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25] 06/13/2016
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 06/13/2016
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16] 06/13/2016
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 06/13/2016
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 06/13/2016
Rep. Kelly, Trent [R-MS-1] 06/14/2016
Rep. Crenshaw, Ander [R-FL-4] 06/14/2016
Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] 06/14/2016
Rep. Lummis, Cynthia M. [R-WY-At Large] 06/14/2016
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1] 06/14/2016
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 06/14/2016
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 06/15/2016
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 06/15/2016
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 06/15/2016
Rep. Rigell, E. Scott [R-VA-2] 06/15/2016
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 06/15/2016
Rep. Price, Tom [R-GA-6] 06/15/2016
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] 06/15/2016
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] 06/16/2016
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 06/16/2016
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 06/16/2016
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 06/21/2016
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 06/22/2016
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13] 06/22/2016
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 06/22/2016
Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2] 06/22/2016
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 07/05/2016
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 07/05/2016
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] 07/08/2016
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 07/14/2016
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] 07/14/2016
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] 07/14/2016
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 09/09/2016

Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs05/03/2016 Referred to
09/21/2016 Markup by
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs05/13/2016 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

There are 2 summaries for H.R.5166. View summaries

Shown Here:
Passed House amended (11/29/2016)

Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act or the WINGMAN Act

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide to each veteran who submits a claim for veterans' benefits an opportunity to permit a designated congressional employee in the office of the Member of Congress representing the district where the veteran resides to have read-only access to all of such veteran's records in the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) databases. .

Such congressional employee may not be recognized as an agent or attorney.

None of the amounts made available to carry out this bill may be used to design, develop, or administer training to such employees.