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H.R. 2590 (113th): 21st Century Health Care for Heroes Act

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To amend the Wounded Warrior Act to establish a specific timeline for the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to achieve integrated electronic health records, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher Gibson

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 19th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2013
Length: 4 pages
Jun 28, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


58 Cosponsors (38 Democrats, 20 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Fitzpatrick, ‘No Labels’ Announce Bipartisan Legislative Package
    — Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8, 2011-2016] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 18, 2013

Rep. Welch unveils 21st Century Healthcare for Heroes Act
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 22, 2013

congressman Bishop joins congressional problem solvers in unveiling bipartisan legislative package
    — Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA2] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 18, 2013

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Jun 28, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2590 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2590. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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