A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish the Physician Ambassadors Helping Veterans program to seek to employ physicians at the Department of Veterans Affairs on a without compensation basis in practice areas and specialties with staffing shortages and long appointment waiting times.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Kansas. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015
Length: 4 pages
Feb 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 25, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 20, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2950 (113th).
Feb 25, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 16, 2015
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
S. 563 (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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