- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house Passed May 19th, 2016Roll Call Vote 295 Yea / 129 Nay
Committee on AppropriationsIntroducedApril 15th, 2016
- house Committees
Congress has a responsibility to fulfill its obligations to veterans, members of the military and their families. This bill allows for over $81 billion to be spent on those goals, ~$2 billion more than last year.
There’s a lot to like about this bill, but denying bonuses to all managers at the VA is a petty provision that needs to be removed. Congress should also add Zika funding to this bill so it can be approved faster.