Public Law 115-31: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 [was: HIRE Vets Act]

By | October 19, 2017
FY2017 Federal Budget

Copies of the FY2017 Federal budget. Public Law 115-31 enacts the final FY2017 appropriations. This was done as an amendment to the HIRE Vets Act, a bill creating a recognition and reward program for businesses that hire veterans.

Provides appropriations (spending limits) to keep the government funded through the end of Fiscal Year 2017 (FY2017).  The appropriations provisions were added into the HIRE Vets Act, which sets up a program to recognize and reward employers who hire veterans.

 Official Summary

Passed House
2017-02-13 / 2017-05-03
Passed Senate
2017-03-21 / 2017-05-04
Signed by President
Became Public Law





(Sponsorship information pertains to the original bill, the HIRE Vets Act)

Original sponsors: Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8], Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV]


Original form passed House:

Original form passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Amended form (with appropriations bill added) passed Senate:

Amended form (with appropriations bill added) passed House:

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