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H.R. 2628: VET CARE Act of 2019

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide administrative support to providers of dental care who provide such care to veterans that is not furnished under such title, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program for the provision of dental care to certain veterans, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Gus Bilirakis

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 9, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
May 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Mar 12, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 12, 2020.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2628 will add $12 million in new spending through 2025.

History

May 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 11, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Mar 12, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2628 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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