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H.R. 1367: To improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1367 improves the Department of Veterans Affairs’ ability to identify staffing shortages, recruit and retain high-quality employees, and quickly on-board new hires. Specifically, the legislation does the following: Section 2: The section modifies the annual determination of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) staffing shortages by including 5 clinical occupations and 5 non-clinical occupations within each VA medical center. The Committee ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 6, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 114: VA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 12, 2017. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Brad Wenstrup

Representative for Ohio's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 24 pages

Prognosis:

32% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 6, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 8, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 10, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Mar 17, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1367 is 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.

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