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H.R. 7102 (96th): Veterans’ Administration Health-Care Program Amendments of 1980

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to promote the recruitment and retention of physicians, dentists, nurses, and other health-care personnel in the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the Veterans' Administration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Apr 22, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)

Enacted — Veto Overridden on Aug 26, 1980

This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on August 26, 1980.

Pub.L. 96-330

David Satterfield III

Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 26, 1980



Apr 22, 1980

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 20, 1980
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 5, 1980
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.

Aug 22, 1980

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Aug 26, 1980
Enacted — Veto Overridden

Congress overrode the veto of the President. The bill became law.

Aug 26, 1980
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 7102 (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. 7102. 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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