About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand and improve health care services available to women veterans, especially those serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
4/2/2008--Introduced.Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2008 - Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to:(1) conduct a long-term epidemiological study on the health of women veterans who served on ...
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Apr 2, 2008
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Mar 16, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 597 (111th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2799”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
16 cosponsors (12D, 4R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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S. 597 (111th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 16, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2799 — 110th Congress: Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2799
“S. 2799 — 110th Congress: Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2799>
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