S. 2534 (96th): Veterans’ Administration Health-Care Program Amendments of 1980


Apr 2, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan Cranston

Senator from California


See Instead:

H.R. 7102 (same title)
Enacted — Veto Overridden — Aug 26, 1980

About the bill

Full Title

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 Veterans Administration's Department of Medicine and Surgery, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/5/1980--Indefinitely postponed in Senate.(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H. R. 7102 passed in lieu) Veterans' Administration Health-Care Program Amendments of 1980 - =TitleI - Health Care Personnel Amendments=Veterans' Administration Health-Care ... Read more >

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Apr 2, 1980

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May 15, 1980
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2534”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

Enacted — Veto Overridden
Aug 26, 1980

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