A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate copayments by the Department of Veterans Affairs for medicines relating to preventative health services, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 17, 2017
Length: 3 pages
May 17, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 6, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5932 (114th).
May 17, 2017
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S. 1161 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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