To make permanent the pilot program administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding enhanced contract care authority for the health care needs of veterans located in highly rural areas, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 8, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Oct 8, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 8, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Oct 8, 2015
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H.R. 3709 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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