Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Jul 22, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced on July 22, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2004
Length: 3 pages
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.
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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s2743>
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