To direct the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to post at certain locations the average national wait times for veterans to receive an appointment for health care at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 10, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 11, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5726 (114th).
Mar 10, 2017
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H.R. 1509 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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