House Bill 4626
117th Congress(2021-2022)
VA AIM Act
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Passed House on Nov 16, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 22, 2021
Latest Action
Nov 17, 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
4626
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
Michigan
Illinois
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
November 16, 2021
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.(text: CR H6281-6282)
Summary

VA Assessment by Independent Measures Act or the VA AIM Act

This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to, at least once every 10 years, enter into a contract with a private sector entity or entities to conduct an independent assessment of the hospital care, medical services, and other health care furnished by the VA.

The contracted entities must have experience and proven outcomes in health care management and in optimizing the performance of the health care delivery systems of the Veterans Health Administration and the private sector. The entities must also specialize in implementing large-scale organizational and cultural transformations.

Text (3)
November 17, 2021
November 16, 2021
July 22, 2021
Actions (13)
11/17/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
11/16/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/16/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6281-6282)
11/16/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H6281-6282)
11/16/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4626.
11/16/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6281-6283)
11/16/2021
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/28/2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
07/28/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
07/28/2021
Subcommittee on Health Discharged.
07/27/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
07/22/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
07/22/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 23, 2021 7:12:15 AM
Record Updated
Mar 30, 2022 3:46:18 AM