H.R. 3473 (108th): Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2003

Nov 06, 2003 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Died (Referred to Committee)
John Sullivan
Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district
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Related Bills
S. 2743 (Related)
Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2004

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 2004


This bill was introduced on November 6, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Nov 06, 2003
Referred to Committee Nov 06, 2003
Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that only licensed medical doctors and licensed doctors of osteopathy may perform eye surgery at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities or under contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs.


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74 cosponsors (38D, 36R) (show)

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Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2003 - Allows eye surgery at a Department of Veterans Affairs facility, or facility under contract with the Department, to be performed only by a licensed medical doctor or licensed doctor of osteopathy.

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