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H.R. 1608 (96th): Veterans Health Care Amendments of 1979

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to revise and improve certain health-care programs of the Veterans' Administration, to authorize the construction, alteration, and acquisition of certain medical facilities, and to expand certain benefits for disabled veterans; and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jan 29, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Sponsor

David Satterfield III

Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

See Instead

S. 7 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 13, 1979

Source

History

Jan 29, 1979
 
Introduced

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May 21, 1979
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1608 (96th) 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. 1608. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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