New Cosponsor — Mar 25, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18]
The bill now has 6 cosponsors (6 Democrats).
Feb 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2009
Length: 4 pages
To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to construct a full service hospital in Far South Texas.
2/26/2009--Introduced.Far South Texas Veterans Medical Center Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to construct a major medical facility project in Far South Texas, consisting of a ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1232”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1232 — 111th Congress: Far South Texas Veterans Medical Center Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1232
“H.R. 1232 — 111th Congress: Far South Texas Veterans Medical Center Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1232>
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