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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 17, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Collins Supports VA Reform and Choice Program Through VA MISSION Act”
— Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9] (Sponsor) on May 16, 2018
May 17, 2017
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H.R. 2478 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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