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H.R. 2959 (109th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the establishment of Parkinson’s Disease Research Education and Clinical Centers in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Lane Evans

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2005
Length: 7 pages
Jun 17, 2005
109th Congress (2005–2006)
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Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6342: Veterans Programs Extension Act of 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2006. (compare text)

23 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 4 Republicans)



Jun 17, 2005

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H.R. 2959 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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