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Text of the Veterans Disability Examination Access Improvement Act

This bill was introduced on May 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 31, 2012 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5880

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 31, 2012

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

A BILL

To extend the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with private physicians to conduct medical disability examinations.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans Disability Examination Access Improvement Act.

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Authority for the performance of medical disability examinations by contract physicians

Section 704(c) of the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003 (38 U.S.C. 5101 note) is amended by striking December 31, 2012 and inserting December 31, 2017.