New Cosponsor — Dec 11, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (5 Republicans, 5 Democrats, 1 Independent).
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of optometrists in the National Health Service Corps scholarship and loan repayment programs, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1445 — 113th Congress: National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1445
“S. 1445 — 113th Congress: National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. July 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1445>
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