H.R. 1645 (98th): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the per diem rate payable by the Veterans Administration to States providing domiciliary, nursing home, and hospital care to veterans in State homes, and for other purposes.


Feb 24, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 24, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Edgar

Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

2/24/1983--Introduced.Increases the amount of reimbursement which the Administrator of Veterans Affairs shall pay to a State for furnishing domiciliary, hospital, or nursing home care to eligible veterans who receive such ... Read more >

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Feb 24, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1645”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


38 cosponsors (24D, 13R, 1N) (show)
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H.R. 2920 (Related)
Veterans Health Care Amendments of 1983

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 21, 1983

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