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Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

Short Titles as Introduced

Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (8)

Date
08/16/2017 Became Public Law No: 115-48.
08/16/2017 Signed by President.
08/07/2017 Presented to President.
08/02/2017 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
07/24/2017 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 0 (Roll no. 409).
07/24/2017 Committee on Armed Services discharged.
07/24/2017 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-247, Part I.
07/13/2017 Introduced in House

All Actions (24)

Date Chamber
08/16/2017 Became Public Law No: 115-48.
08/16/2017 Signed by President.
08/07/2017 House Presented to President.
08/03/2017 Senate Message on Senate action sent to the House.
08/02/2017 Senate Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4716)
07/26/2017 House Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
07/25/2017 Senate Received in the Senate, read twice.
07/24/2017-7:12pm House Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/24/2017-7:12pm House On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 0 (Roll no. 409). (text: CR H6158-6165)
07/24/2017-7:05pm House Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6197-6198)
07/24/2017-3:24pm House 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.
07/24/2017-2:50pm House DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3218.
07/24/2017-2:50pm House Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6158-6170)
07/24/2017-2:50pm House Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/24/2017 House Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 179.
07/24/2017 House Committee on Armed Services discharged.
07/24/2017 House Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-247, Part I.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
07/19/2017 House Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
07/19/2017 House Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
07/17/2017 House Committee Hearings Held.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
07/13/2017 House Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
07/13/2017 House Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
07/13/2017 House Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
07/13/2017 House Introduced in House

Cosponsors (121)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]* 07/13/2017
Rep. McCarthy, Kevin [R-CA-23]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS-At Large]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8]* 07/13/2017
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Labrador, Raul R. [R-ID-1]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Dunn, Neal P. [R-FL-2]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA-16]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7]* 07/13/2017
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]* 07/13/2017
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 07/13/2017
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] 07/14/2017
Rep. Young, David [R-IA-3] 07/17/2017
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 07/17/2017
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 07/18/2017
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 07/18/2017
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 07/18/2017
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 07/18/2017
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 07/18/2017
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 07/18/2017
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 07/18/2017
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] 07/18/2017
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 07/18/2017
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 07/18/2017
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 07/18/2017
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 07/18/2017
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 07/18/2017
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 07/19/2017
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 07/19/2017
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-12] 07/19/2017
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 07/19/2017
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 07/19/2017
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 07/19/2017
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 07/19/2017
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 07/19/2017
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 07/19/2017
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] 07/19/2017
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 07/19/2017
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] 07/19/2017
Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49] 07/20/2017
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 07/20/2017
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 07/20/2017
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 07/20/2017
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 07/20/2017
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] 07/20/2017
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 07/20/2017
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 07/20/2017
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 07/20/2017
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 07/20/2017
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 07/20/2017
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 07/20/2017
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 07/20/2017
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 07/20/2017
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 07/20/2017
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 07/20/2017
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 07/20/2017
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 07/20/2017
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 07/20/2017
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 07/20/2017
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 07/20/2017
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 07/24/2017
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 07/24/2017
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 07/24/2017
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 07/24/2017
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 07/24/2017
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 07/24/2017
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 07/24/2017
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 07/24/2017
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 07/24/2017
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1] 07/24/2017
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 07/24/2017
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 07/24/2017
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 07/24/2017
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 07/24/2017
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 07/24/2017

Committees (2)

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' Affairs07/13/2017 Referred to
07/17/2017 Hearings by
07/19/2017 Markup by
07/24/2017 Reported by H. Rept. 115-247
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity07/13/2017 Referred to
House Armed Services07/13/2017 Referred to
07/24/2017 Discharged from
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel07/26/2017 Referred to

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Subjects (19)

  • Administrative remedies
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Educational guidance
  • Higher education
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Military medicine
  • Military personnel and dependents
  • National Guard and reserves
  • Science and engineering education
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • User charges and fees
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs
  • Veterans' pensions and compensation
  • Vocational and technical education

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