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H.R. 5145 (111th): Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the continuing professional education reimbursement provided to health professionals employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Sponsor and status

Jerry McNerney

Sponsor. Representative for California's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 26, 2010
Length: 3 pages
Apr 27, 2010
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 25, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.


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What legislators are saying

McNerney Bill to Improve Quality of Medical Care for Veterans Passes House
    — Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA9] (Sponsor) on May 25, 2010

McNerney Bill to Improve Quality of Medical Care for Veterans Passes Committee
    — Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA9] (Sponsor) on May 13, 2010

McNerney Bill to Improve Quality of Medical Care for Veterans Continues Legislative March
    — Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA9] (Sponsor) on Apr 29, 2010

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Apr 27, 2010

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May 12, 2010
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 25, 2010
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 5145 (111th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5145. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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