House Bill 3730
117th Congress(2021-2022)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs an Advisory Committee on United States Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States, and for other purposes.
Active
Active
Passed House on Nov 18, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 4, 2021
Latest Action
Nov 19, 2021
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
3730
Congress
117
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
Northern Mariana Islands
California
California
District of Columbia
Hawaii
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
Alaska
Pennsylvania
U.S. Virgin Islands
Passed
November 18, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish the Advisory Committee on United States Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States to provide advice and guidance to the VA on matters relating to veterans residing in American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. Among other duties, the committee must advise the VA on how to improve its programs and services to better serve veterans living in the listed areas.

Text (2)
November 18, 2021
Actions (16)
11/19/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
11/18/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/18/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 420 - 4 (Roll no. 380). (text: 11/16/2021 CR H6291-6292)
11/18/2021
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): 420 - 4 (Roll no. 380).(text: CR 11/16/2021 H6291-6292)
11/18/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6596)
11/16/2021
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.
11/16/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3730.
11/16/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6291-6292)
11/16/2021
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
11/04/2021
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
11/04/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
11/04/2021
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Discharged.
09/07/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
06/04/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
06/04/2021
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E606)
06/04/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jun 5, 2021 7:12:14 AM
Record Updated
Nov 23, 2021 4:45:21 AM