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H.R. 1125: Accountability for Quality VA Healthcare Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on physical security at Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, to direct the Secretary to make certain improvements relating to inspections of Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities and improving care for women, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Derek Kilmer

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Feb 8, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Feb 8, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 8, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

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What legislators are saying

Kilmer and Brooks, Co-Chairs of Bipartisan Working Group, Introduce Fixes to Ongoing VA Healthcare Challenges
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Feb 19, 2019

Brooks pursues improved operations at federal VA medical facilities
    — Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 21, 2019

Brooks, Kilmer introduce fixes to ongoing veterans healthcare challenges
    — Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 20, 2019

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Feb 8, 2019

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