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H.R. 3974 (114th): Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2016

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To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to provide educational assistance to certain former members of the Armed Forces for education and training as physician assistants of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to establish pay grades and require competitive pay for physician assistants of the Department, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ann Kuster

Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Nov 5, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 18, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Approves Kuster Bill to Help Veterans Become Physicians After Serving
    — Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] (Sponsor) on Apr 29, 2016

Heck's Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Bill Signed Into Law
    — Rep. Joseph Heck [R-NV3, 2011-2016] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 1, 2016

Heck Applauds Veterans' Affairs Committee Passage of Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act
    — Rep. Joseph Heck [R-NV3, 2011-2016] (Co-sponsor) on May 18, 2016

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History

Nov 5, 2015
 
Introduced

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Apr 20, 2016
 
Considered by Health

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Apr 29, 2016
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 18, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 6, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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H.R. 3974 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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