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S. 3643: VA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize certain postgraduate health care employees and health professions trainees of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide treatment via telemedicine, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Kelly Loeffler

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Georgia. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Length: 4 pages
May 7, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Aug 5, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on August 5, 2020.

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

H.R. 3228 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Sep 22, 2020


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R Street Institute estimates S. 3643 will add $5 million in new spending through 2025.


May 7, 2020

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Aug 5, 2020
Ordered Reported

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S. 3643 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3643. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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