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H.R. 3262 (115th): Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 3262 establishes a pilot program for educational assistance for former members of the Armed Forces pursuing a physician assistant degree to work within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Specifically the bill would: 1) direct the VA to carry out a pilot program to provide education assistance to certain former members of the Armed Forces for education and training as VA physician assistants (PAs); 2) stipulate that an individual is eligible to participate in the pilot if he/she has medical/military health experience from serving in the ...

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Ann Kuster

Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2017
Length: 16 pages
Introduced:

Jul 17, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 28, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3262 will add $120 million in new spending through 2027.

History

Jul 17, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 19, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 28, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 28, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

H.R. 3262 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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