H.R. 3447 (107th): Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001

Introduced:

Dec 11, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 23, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 23, 2002.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-135

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2002
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to enhance the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recruit and retain qualified nurses for the Veterans Health Administration, to provide an additional basis for establishing the inability of veterans to defray expenses of necessary medical care, to enhance certain health care programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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History

Dec 11, 2001
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 11, 2001
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2001
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 23, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3447”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2792 (Related)
Disabled Veterans Service Dog and Health Care Improvement Act of 2001

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 23, 2001

H.R. 3017 (Related)
Department of Veterans Affairs Nurse Recruitment and Retention Enhancement Act of 2001

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 3, 2001

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