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H.R. 1527 (110th): Rural Veterans Access to Care Act

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a pilot program to permit certain highly rural veterans enrolled in the health system of the Department of Veterans Affairs to receive covered health services through providers other than those of the Department.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 14, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 10, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Jerry Moran

Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2008
Length: 5 pages

History

Mar 14, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jul 16, 2008
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 10, 2008
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1527 (110th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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