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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 6, 2003
Length: 2 pages
Nov 6, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 6, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 6, 2003
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H.R. 3473 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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