H.R. 1627 - Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012

Armed forces and national security. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to furnish hospital care and medical services to veterans who were stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, while the water was contaminated at Camp Lejeune, to improve the provision of housing assistance to veterans and their families, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has become law. 
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Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on July 18, 2012.

Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012

H.R. 1627 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to furnish hospital care and medical services to veterans who were stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, while the water was contaminated at Camp Lejeune, to improve the provision of housing assistance to veterans and their families, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for certain requirements for the placement of monuments in Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Honoring American Veterans Act of 2011
  • Honoring American Veterans Act of 2011
  • Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012
  • Andrew Connelly Veterans Housing Act
  • Janey Ensminger Act
  • Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012
  • Andrew Connolly Veterans Housing Act
  • Janey Ensminger Act
  • A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to furnish hospital care and medical services to veterans who were stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, while the water was contaminated at Camp Lejeune, to improve the provision of housing assistance to veterans and their families, and for other purposes.
Sponsor
Jeff Miller
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Armed forces and national security
  • Administrative remedies
  • Assault and harassment offenses
  • Cancer
  • Cemeteries and funerals
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Crime prevention
  • Crimes against women
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Disability assistance
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government information and archives
  • Government investigations
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Health care quality
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Housing finance and home ownership
  • Housing for the elderly and disabled
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Mammals
  • Mental health
  • Military personnel and dependents
  • Monuments and memorials
  • Motor vehicles
  • Natural disasters
  • Neurological disorders
  • North Carolina
  • Nursing
  • Protest and dissent
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Right of privacy
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Service animals
  • Sex offenses
  • Transportation costs
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs
  • Veterans' medical care
  • Veterans' pensions and compensation
  • Virginia
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Major Actions
Introduced4/15/2011
Referred to Committee
Amendments (2 proposed)
Passed House5/23/2011
Passed Senate7/18/2012
Passed House7/31/2012
Signed by President8/06/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 1627 Honoring American Veterans Act of 2011 - Under Suspension of the Rules5/23/2011This bill PASSED the House
380 voted YES 0 voted NO 52 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.7/18/2012PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 2559 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.7/18/2012PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 2560 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.7/18/2012PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to by voice vote.7/31/2012PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/15/2011
4/15/2011Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
4/15/2011Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
4/15/2011Referred to House Armed Services
4/29/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
5/03/2011Subcommittee Hearings Held.
5/05/2011Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
5/05/2011Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
5/12/2011Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar5/12/2011Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
5/18/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
5/20/2011Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 112-84, Part I. Filed late, pursuant to previous special order.
5/20/2011Committee on Armed Services discharged.
Put on a legislative calendar5/20/2011Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 45.
5/23/2011Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
5/23/2011Considered under suspension of the rules.
5/23/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1627.
5/23/2011At 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.
5/23/2011Considered as unfinished business.
5/23/2011Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage5/23/2011On Passage - House - H.R. 1627 Honoring American Veterans Act of 2011 - Under Suspension of the Rules
5/24/2011Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
7/18/2012Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.
7/18/2012Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage7/18/2012Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
7/18/2012Amendment SA 2559 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Murray.
select this voteVote7/18/2012Amendment SA 2559 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
7/18/2012Amendment SA 2560 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Murray.
select this voteVote7/18/2012Amendment SA 2560 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
7/19/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
7/31/2012Mr. Miller (FL) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments.
7/31/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on concurring in the Senate amendments to H.R. 1627.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/31/2012On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to by voice vote.
7/31/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Presented to President8/03/2012Presented to President.
Signed8/06/2012Signed by President.
Enacted8/06/2012Became Public Law No: 112-154.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 2559Murray, Patty [D-WA]July 18, 2012Passed by voice vote on July 17, 2012.

In the nature of a substitute.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 2560Murray, Patty [D-WA]July 18, 2012Passed by voice vote on July 17, 2012.

To amend the title.

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Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.

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