A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for an operation on a live donor for purposes of conducting a transplant procedure for a veteran, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on January 12, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“U.S. House Passes Heller Bill to Aid Veterans In Need of Transplants”
— Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Nov 8, 2017
Jan 12, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 11, 2017
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
S. 115 (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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Veterans Transplant Coverage Act, S. 115, 115th Cong. (2017).
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