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S. 1153: Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services Act of 2017

A bill to prohibit or suspend certain health care providers from providing non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care services to veterans, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Tammy Baldwin

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

May 17, 2017

Status:

Passed Senate (House next) on Nov 9, 2017

This bill passed in the Senate on November 9, 2017 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis:

27% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 17, 2017
 
Introduced

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.

Nov 9, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 1153 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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