H.R. 257 (113th): Veterans Health Equity Act of 2013

To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that veterans in each of the 48 contiguous States are able to receive services in at least one full-service hospital of the Veterans Health Administration in the State or receive comparable services provided by contract in the State.

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Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carol Shea-Porter

Representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district



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Jan 15, 2013

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H.R. 257 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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