To amend title 38, United States Code, to enhance the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to recover costs of medical care furnished to veterans and other persons by the Department from third parties that provide health insurance coverage to such veterans and other persons.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2003
Length: 6 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This bill was introduced on May 15, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
Apr 2, 2003
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May 15, 2003
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H.R. 1562 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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