S. 2277 (103rd): An original bill to authorize major medical facility construction projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 1995, and for other purposes.

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Jul 12, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 19, 1994 but was never passed by the House.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Aug 19, 1994
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/12/1994--Introduced.Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out the major medical facility projects and leases for which funds are requested in the FY 1995 budget of the Department of ... Read more >

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Jun 9, 1994
Reported by Committee

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Jul 12, 1994

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Aug 19, 1994
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2277”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 4425 (Related)
To authorize major medical facility construction projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs for ...

Passed House
Last Action: May 23, 1994

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