To amend title 38, United States Code, to require Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacies to dispense medications to veterans for prescriptions written by private practitioners, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2003
Length: 2 pages
Feb 11, 2003
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Apr 12, 2005
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1585 (109th).
H.R. 709 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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