S. 2279: Veterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act

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.

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Nov 10, 2015


Referred to Committee on Nov 10, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on November 10, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Jeff Merkley

Junior Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2015
Length: 9 pages


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Nov 10, 2015

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Passed Senate

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S. 2279 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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