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H.R. 941 (114th): To amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to extend the requirement of the Secretary to furnish hospital care and medical services through non-Department of Veterans Affairs entities to veterans residing in certain locations.

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 12, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 941

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 12, 2015

(for herself, Mr. Guinta, and Ms. Gabbard) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to extend the requirement of the Secretary to furnish hospital care and medical services through non-Department of Veterans Affairs entities to veterans residing in certain locations.

1.

Extension of requirement to provide non-Department of Veterans Affairs care to veterans residing in certain locations

(a)

In general

Subsection (p)(1) of section 101 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–146; 38 U.S.C. 1701 note) is amended by striking care and services and inserting care or services to an eligible veteran described in subparagraph (A), (B), or (D) of subsection (b)(2).

(b)

Conforming amendments

Such section is further amended—

(1)

in subsection (p), in the subsection heading, by inserting to certain veterans after services; and

(2)

in subsection (q)(2)(F), by striking termination.