S. 423 (111th): Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009


Feb 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Enacted as H.R. 1016 (companion bill)

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Jul 8, 2009
Length: 8 pages

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H.R. 1016 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 22, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize advance appropriations for certain medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs by providing two-fiscal year budget authority, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/8/2009--Reported to Senate without amendment.Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 - Requires, beginning with FY2011, a two-fiscal-year new discretionary budget authority for the following accounts of ... Read more >

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Feb 12, 2009

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May 21, 2009
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 423”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


56 cosponsors (36D, 18R, 2I) (show)
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H.R. 1016 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 22, 2009

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