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S. 426: Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017

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A bill to increase educational assistance provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs for education and training of physician assistants of the Department, to establish pay grades and require competitive pay for physician assistants of the Department, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 18 pages
Introduced:

Feb 16, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 16, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 16, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 3262 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jul 28, 2017

History

Feb 16, 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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 426 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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