New Cosponsor — Sep 29, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. James “Jim” McGovern [D-MA2]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
Sep 23, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on September 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2010
Length: 9 pages
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program to evaluate the effectiveness of treating veterans with spinal, back, and musculoskeletal injuries and pain using non-invasive techniques.
9/23/2010--Introduced.Veterans Back and Spinal Therapy Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a two-year pilot program to:(1) provide covered veterans with non-invasive techniques to treat spinal, ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6211 — 111th Congress: Veterans Back and Spinal Therapy Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6211
“H.R. 6211 — 111th Congress: Veterans Back and Spinal Therapy Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6211>
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