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H.R. 8175 (95th): An Act to amend the Veterans’ Administration Physician and Dentist Pay Comparability Act of 1975, as amended, in order to extend the authority to enter into special-pay agreements with physicians and dentists; to amend title 38 of the United States Code to modify certain provisions relating to special-pay agreements; and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Jun 30, 1977
95th Congress (1977–1978)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 23, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 23, 1977.

Pub.L. 95-201

David Satterfield III

Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 23, 1977


1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)



Jun 30, 1977

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Sep 12, 1977
Passed House (Senate next)

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Nov 4, 1977
House Agreed to Changes

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Nov 4, 1977
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Nov 23, 1977
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 8175 (95th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 8175. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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