S. 2291 (114th): VA Patient Protection Act of 2015

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish procedures within the Department of Veterans Affairs for the processing of whistleblower complaints, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Nov 17, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Introduced (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 5325: Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 29, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Mark Kirk

Senator from Illinois

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015
Length: 21 pages

History

Nov 17, 2015
 
Introduced

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S. 2291 (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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