H.R. 1017 (111th): Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act

Introduced:
Feb 12, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
Sponsor
Bob Filner
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 25, 2010
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1470 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: May 23, 2007

H.R. 329 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 24, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

Progress
Introduced Feb 12, 2009
Referred to Committee Feb 12, 2009
Reported by Committee May 12, 2010
Passed House May 24, 2010
 
Full Title

To amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 and title 38, United States Code, to require the provision of chiropractic care and services to veterans at all Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and to expand access to such care and services.

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 24, 2010 7:12 p.m.
Passed 365/6

Cosponsors
37 cosponsors (26D, 11R) (show)
Committees

House Veterans' Affairs

Health

Senate Veterans' Affairs

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

 
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5/24/2010--Passed House amended.
Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act - Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and services to veterans through Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and clinics to be carried out at: (1) no fewer than 75 medical centers by December 31, 2011; and (2) all medical centers by December 31, 2013.
Includes chiropractic examinations and services within required VA medical, rehabilitative, and preventive health care services.

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