To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the accountability of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2015
Length: 11 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on January 22, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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7 Cosponsors (7 Republicans)
Jan 22, 2015
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Apr 16, 2015
Considered by Economic Opportunity
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H.R. 473 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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