H.R. 3709: Helping our Rural Veterans Receive Health Care Act

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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Oct 8, 2015


Referred to Committee on Oct 8, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on October 8, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Bruce Poliquin

Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 8, 2015
Length: 3 pages


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Oct 8, 2015

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