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Text of the VA Enrollment Act

This bill was introduced on March 22, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 22, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4246

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 22, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the expansion of eligibility for veteran reimbursement for emergency treatment provided in non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the VA Enrollment Act.

2.

Expansion of eligibility for veteran reimbursement for emergency treatment provided in a non-Department of Veterans Affairs facility

(a)

In general

Section 1725(b)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (A), by striking and and inserting or; and

(2)

in subparagraph (B), by striking received care and all that follows through the period and inserting enrolls in such health care system not later than 30 days after receiving the emergency treatment..

(b)

Effective date

The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to emergency treatment furnishes on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.