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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 4, 2002
Length: 20 pages
Dec 11, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 23, 2002
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 23, 2002.
Dec 11, 2001
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Dec 11, 2001
Passed House (Senate next)
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Dec 20, 2001
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Jan 23, 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 3447 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001, Pub. L. No. 107-135, H.R. 3447, 107th Cong. (2002).
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