House Bill 2227
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019
Active
Active
Passed House on Feb 25, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 10, 2019
Latest Action
Feb 27, 2020
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2227
Congress
116
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Passed
February 25, 2020
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019

This bill authorizes spouses of military servicemembers to terminate leases of premises and motor vehicles in certain situations. Specifically, the bill allows the spouse of a servicemember lessee to terminate the leases within one year of the date on which the servicemember incurs a catastrophic injury or illness connected with their military service.

The bill also allows the spouse of a servicemember lessee who died in military service to terminate a motor vehicle lease within one year of the death of the servicemember.

Text (3)
February 27, 2020
February 25, 2020
April 10, 2019
Actions (14)
02/27/2020
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
02/25/2020
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
02/25/2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/25/2020
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1174)
02/25/2020
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
02/25/2020
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2227.
02/25/2020
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1174-1175)
02/25/2020
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
10/29/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
10/29/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
10/29/2019
Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Discharged.
04/29/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
04/10/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
04/10/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Apr 11, 2019 7:12:09 AM
Updated
Apr 16, 2021 5:05:08 PM