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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that only licensed medical doctors, licensed doctors of osteopathy, and certain licensed dentists may perform eye surgery at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities or under contract with the Department.
- Summary (CRS)
7/22/2004--Introduced.Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2004 - Allows eye surgery at a Department of Veterans Affairs facility or under contract with the Department to be performed only by ...
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Jul 22, 2004
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2743”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
4 cosponsors (3D, 1R)
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Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2003
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 6, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2743 — 108th Congress: Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2004. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s2743
“S. 2743 — 108th Congress: Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2004.” www.GovTrack.us. 2004. December 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s2743>
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