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H.R. 1585 (109th): Veterans Prescription Access Improvement Act

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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

Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2005
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Apr 12, 2005
109th Congress (2005–2006)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

10 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 5 Democrats)

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History

Apr 12, 2005
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1585 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1585. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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