To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the recruitment of physicians in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
Length: 2 pages
Jun 16, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 16, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 16, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 10, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1508 (115th).
H.R. 5501 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2019). H.R. 5501 — 114th Congress: Get Veterans a Doctor Now Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5501
“H.R. 5501 — 114th Congress: Get Veterans a Doctor Now Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. May 20, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5501>
Get Veterans a Doctor Now Act, H.R. 5501, 114th Cong. (2016).
|title=H.R. 5501 (114th)
|accessdate=May 20, 2019
|author=114th Congress (2016)
|date=June 16, 2016
|quote=Get Veterans a Doctor Now Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.