H.R. 2454 (96th): A bill to amend title 38 of the United States Code to require that veterans receiving care from the Veterans Administration for nonservice-connected disabilities be charged for such care to the extent that they have health insurance or similar contracts or rights with respect to such care, or have entitlement to private medical care under workers’ compensation or automobile accident reparation statutes of any State, and for other purposes.


Feb 27, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Hammerschmidt
Representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
2/27/1979--Introduced.Requires that veterans receiving hospital, nursing home, or outpatient medical care from the Veterans Administration (VA) for non-service-connected disabilities be charged for such care to the extent that they have ...

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H.R. 2292 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 21, 1979

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Feb 27, 1979


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