H.R. 5501: Get Veterans a Doctor Now Act

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the recruitment of physicians in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Jun 16, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jun 16, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 16, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Beto O'Rourke

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
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Jun 16, 2016

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