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S. 221: Department of Veterans Affairs Provider Accountability Act

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Under Secretary of Health to report major adverse personnel actions involving certain health care employees to the National Practitioner Data Bank and to applicable State licensing boards, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Colorado. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 24, 2019
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Dec 19, 2019

This bill passed in the Senate on December 19, 2019 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis
42% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 24, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 19, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 221 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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