Senate Bill 3503
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational institutions, and for other purposes.
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-128 on Mar 21, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 16, 2020
Latest Action
Mar 21, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
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
3503
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
March 16, 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 Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote.
Summary

This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue to provide educational assistance through December 21, 2020, for programs of education that have been converted to distance learning due to an emergency or health-related situation. Such assistance includes monthly housing stipends or subsistence allowances.

Actions (13)
03/21/2020
Became Public Law No: 116-128.
03/21/2020
Signed by President.
03/20/2020
Presented to President.
03/19/2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
03/19/2020
On passage Passed without objection. (text: CR H1710)
03/19/2020
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed without objection.
03/19/2020
Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H1709-1710)
03/19/2020
Mr. Raskin asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
03/19/2020
Received in the House.
03/17/2020
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
03/16/2020
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1762; text: CR S1762)
03/16/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote.
03/16/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 17, 2020 4:27:07 AM
Updated
Mar 27, 2020 4:24:18 AM