US HB2359 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Passed on October 30 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-10-30 - Became Public Law No: 116-185. (TXT | PDF)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the implementation of its whole health approach to health care. The report must include an analysis of the accessibility and availability of a variety of services, including hypnosis and acupuncture. The whole health model is a holistic approach that looks at the many areas of life that may affect health in order to make a health plan suited for each individual based on his or her health goals.

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2020-10-30HouseBecame Public Law No: 116-185. (TXT | PDF)
2020-10-30HouseSigned by President.
2020-10-20HousePresented to President.
2020-10-06SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2020-10-01SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6031)
2019-05-22SenateReceived in the Senate, read twice.
2019-05-21HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-05-21HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4032)
2019-05-21HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2359.
2019-05-21HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4032-4034)
2019-05-21HouseMr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2019-05-17HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 47.
2019-05-17HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 116-71.
2019-05-08HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2019-05-08HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-05-02HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-04-25HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2019-04-25HouseIntroduced in House


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