To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out certain major medical facility projects for which appropriations were made for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on March 23, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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8 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Ordered Reported — Jul 22, 2015
What legislators are saying
“congressman Lieu statement on his financial report legislation becoming law”
— Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA33] (Sponsor) on Oct 23, 2015
Mar 23, 2015
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H.R. 1543 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Earthquake Protection and Improvement Act, H.R. 1543, 114th Cong. (2015).
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