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S. 1611: Veterans Access to Long Term Care and Health Services Act

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to allow the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into certain agreements with non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers if the Secretary is not feasibly able to provide health care in facilities of the Department or through contracts or sharing agreements, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

John Hoeven

Sponsor. Senior Senator for North Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2017
Length: 14 pages
Introduced:

Jul 20, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jul 20, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 20, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 20, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 1611 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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