H.R. 1318 (112th): South Texas Veterans Health Care Expansion Act

Apr 01, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Henry Cuellar
Representative for Texas's 28th congressional district
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Apr 01, 2011
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This bill was introduced on April 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 01, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 01, 2011
Full Title

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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3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)

House Veterans' Affairs


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South Texas Veterans Health Care Expansion Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include in the Strategic Capital Investment Plan of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) a project to expand the VA medical facility in Far South Texas, by adding:
(1) an urgent care center;
(2) inpatient capability for 50 beds, with appropriate support services;
(3) the capability to provide a full range of services to meet the needs of female veterans; and
(4) the capability to provide caregiver support services, including respite.
Requires a report from the Secretary to the congressional veterans committees identifying and outlining estimates of cost and time necessary for the completion of such project.

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