To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to use existing authorities to furnish health care at non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities to veterans who live more than 40 miles driving distance from the closest medical facility of the Department that furnishes the care sought by the veteran.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 36th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Mar 30, 2017
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H.R. 1844 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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