To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to disclose to non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers certain medical records of veterans who receive health care from such providers.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Apr 29, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 2 pages
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1371.
H.R. 5162 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2017). H.R. 5162 — 114th Congress: Vet Connect Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5162
“H.R. 5162 — 114th Congress: Vet Connect Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. June 24, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5162>
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