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S. 2269 (98th): Veterans Administration Health-Care Program Improvements Act of 1984

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve various aspects of Veterans' Administration health-care programs and to provide eligibility to new categories of persons for readjustment counseling from the Veterans' Administration; and to require the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs and the Secretaries of Defense and of Health and Human Services to submit a report on alternatives for providing Federal benefits and services to individuals who, as civilians, provided the services to the United States Armed Forces in Vietnam during the Vietnam era; and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Feb 7, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan Cranston

Senator for California



Feb 7, 1984

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May 9, 1984
Ordered Reported

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S. 2269 (98th) 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 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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