Federal - HR 1199

VA Website Accessibility Act of 2019

Introduced

February 13, 2019

Description

A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study regarding the accessibility of websites of the Department of Veterans Affairs to individuals with disabilities.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 3

Latest Actions See More/Less

  • Oct. 16, 2019 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee. Congressional Record p. S5838

  • Oct. 15, 2019 — Measure passed in the House by voice vote, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H8132

  • Oct. 15, 2019 — Takano, D-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H8130-H8132

  • June 25, 2019 — Reported to the House by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. Congressional Record p. H5164

  • May 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Radewagen, (R-A.S.)
  • May 8, 2019 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

    May 8, 2019 — Committee Vote: En Bloc Measures and Amendment — Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (en bloc, as amended) by voice vote.

  • May 1, 2019 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

  • April 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Banks, (R-Ind.)
  • March 26, 2019 — Subcommittee hearing postponed by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

  • Feb. 13, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. H1582