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S. 2193 (115th): Caring for our Veterans Act of 2017

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An original bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve health care for veterans, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John “Johnny” Isakson

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Georgia. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2017
Length: 168 pages
Dec 5, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 2372: VA MISSION Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 6, 2018. (compare text)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Isakson Applauds House Committee Approval of Landmark Legislation to Improve Veterans' Community Care
    — Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA] (Sponsor) on May 8, 2018

Isakson, Tester Applaud House Committee Approval of Landmark Legislation to Improve Veterans Community Care [press_release]
    — Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] on May 8, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates S. 2193 will add $48.9 billion in new spending through 2027.


Dec 5, 2017

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Dec 5, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Mar 7, 2018
Reported by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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S. 2193 (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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