S. 1717 (111th): A bill to authorize major medical facility leases for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes.


Sep 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 26, 2009.


Pub.L. 111-82


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out major medical facility leases in FY2010 in specified locations in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and ... Read more >


Sep 25, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 25, 2009
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 7, 2009
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 26, 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1717”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1310 (Related)
A bill to authorize major medical facility projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 19, 2009

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