A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a program to increase efficiency in the recruitment and hiring by the Department of Veterans Affairs of health care workers that are undergoing separation from the Armed Forces, to create uniform credentialing standards for certain health care professionals of the Department, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2015
Length: 9 pages
Nov 10, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 10, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 10, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 29, 2016
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
S. 2279 (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.
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