To direct the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to post at certain locations the average national wait times for veterans to receive an appointment for health care at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2016
Length: 5 pages
Jul 11, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 11, 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. 1509 (115th).
H.R. 5726 (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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