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S. 2534 (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 Veterans Administration's Department of Medicine and Surgery, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 2, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Alan Cranston

Senator from California

Democrat

See Instead:

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

History

Apr 2, 1980
 
Introduced

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May 15, 1980
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 2534 (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.

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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