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H.R. 6712 (96th): A bill to amend Public Law 95-520, to extend the deadline for reporting on hospital care and medical services furnished by the Veterans Administration in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and for other purposes.

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Mar 5, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


David Satterfield III

Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district




Mar 5, 1980

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H.R. 6712 (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. 6712. 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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