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H.R. 6153 (96th): Veterans Administration Physicians and Dentists Pay Comparability Act of 1980

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to revise the special pay provisions for physicians and dentists employed by the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the Veterans' Administration in order to enhance the recruitment and retention of such physicians and dentists, to make the authority to enter into special-pay agreements with such physicians and dentists permanent, and for other purposes.

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Dec 14, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 14, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


David Satterfield III

Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district




Dec 14, 1979

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H.R. 6153 (96th) was 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 H.R. 6153. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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