House Bill 4601
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act
Active
Active
Passed House on Dec 1, 2022
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jul 21, 2021
Latest Action
Dec 5, 2022
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
4601
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
California
Minnesota
California
California
California
California
California
Colorado
Colorado
Illinois
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Minnesota
California
New Jersey
New Jersey
New York
New York
New York
North Carolina
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Wisconsin
Wyoming
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed on December 1, 2022
Status
Passed
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: Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1499, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4601, as amended; H.R. 4772, as amended; H.R. 4899; H.R. 5943, as amended; H.R. 7158, as amended; H.R. 8203; H.R. 9308; and S. 3825; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 744, as amended; and H. Res. 922, as amended.
Summary

Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act

This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide grants to states to implement programs that improve outreach and assistance to veterans and their families to ensure that such individuals are fully informed about veterans' benefits and programs.

Specifically, the VA may provide grants to states to (1) implement or enhance outreach activities or activities to assist in the development and submittal of claims for veterans, or (2) increase the number of county or tribal veterans service officers in the state.

The VA must prioritize awarding grants in areas with a critical shortage of county or tribal veterans service officers, areas with high rates of suicide among veterans, and areas with high rates of referrals to the Veterans Crisis Line.

Text (3)
December 5, 2022
December 1, 2022
July 21, 2021
Actions (15)
12/05/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
12/01/2022
Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1499, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4601, as amended; H.R. 4772, as amended; H.R. 4899; H.R. 5943, as amended; H.R. 7158, as amended; H.R. 8203; H.R. 9308; and S. 3825; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 744, as amended; and H. Res. 922, as amended. (consideration: CR H8696-8700; text: CR H8696-8697)
12/01/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1499, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4601, as amended; H.R. 4772, as amended; H.R. 4899; H.R. 5943, as amended; H.R. 7158, as amended; H.R. 8203; H.R. 9308; and S. 3825; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 744, as amended; and H. Res. 922, as amended.
12/01/2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1499, proceedings on H.R. 4601 are considered vacated.
11/29/2022
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.
11/29/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4601.
11/29/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8602-8604; text: CR H8602-8603)
11/29/2022
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
09/21/2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
09/21/2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
09/20/2022
Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Discharged.
10/20/2021
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
09/08/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
07/21/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
07/21/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Updated
Dec 30, 2022 11:18:02 AM