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S. 2450 (113th): Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014

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A bill to improve the access of veterans to medical services from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Independent.

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2014
Length: 102 pages
Jun 9, 2014
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 10, 2014, 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).


45 Cosponsors (27 Democrats, 18 Republicans)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 (Jun 11, 2014)

What legislators are saying

After Rubio's Push For Greater Accountability, Senate Passes VA Reform Bill
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 11, 2014

Crapo, Risch Back New Veterans Care Agreement
    — Sen. Michael “Mike” Crapo [R-ID] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 11, 2014

Inhofe Statement on Passage of VA Reform Bill
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] on Jul 31, 2014

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Jun 9, 2014

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Jun 10, 2014
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S. 2450 (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 S. 2450. 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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