New Cosponsor — Jul 29, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX35]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Apr 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on April 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 28th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2011
Length: 4 pages
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to expand the Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility in Far South Texas, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1318 — 112th Congress: South Texas Veterans Health Care Expansion Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1318
“H.R. 1318 — 112th Congress: South Texas Veterans Health Care Expansion Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. August 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1318>
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