H.R. 2478: Expanding Veterans’ Access to Choice Act

To amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to clarify the distance requirement with respect to determining the eligibility of veterans to receive hospital care and medical services from non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 17, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on May 17, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 17, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Doug Collins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 17, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 17, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2478 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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