To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the non-applicability of non-Department of Veterans Affairs covenants not to compete to the appointment of certain Veterans Health Administration personnel, to permit the Veterans Health Administration to make contingent appointments, and to require certain Veterans Health Administration physicians to complete residency training.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2018
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on April 16, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“VICKY'S VIEW: Veterans Receiving Care they Deserve”
— Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4] (Sponsor) on May 18, 2018
Apr 16, 2018
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Feb 13, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1163.
H.R. 5521 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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