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S. 23 (115th): Biological Implant Tracking and Veteran Safety Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to adopt and implement a standard identification protocol for use in the tracking and procurement of biological implants by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Bill Cassidy

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Louisiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2017
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Jan 4, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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S. 23 (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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