About the bill
- 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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Nov 6, 2003
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3473”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
74 cosponsors (38D, 36R)
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Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2004
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 2004
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3473 — 108th Congress: Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr3473
“H.R. 3473 — 108th Congress: Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr3473>
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