S. 2743 (108th): Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2004


Jul 22, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter Fitzgerald

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2004
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About the bill

Full Title

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


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) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3473 (Related)
Veterans Eye Treatment Safety (VETS) Act of 2003

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 6, 2003

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