H.R. 4623 (99th): Veterans’ Health-Care Amendments of 1986


Apr 17, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 6, 1986 but was never passed by the Senate.


Robert Edgar

Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve readjustment counseling for Vietnam-era veterans.

Summary (CRS)

8/6/1986--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #287 (418-0)) Veterans' Health-Care Amendments of 1986 - Amends Federal law to authorize the Administrator of Veterans Affairs to provide respite care ... Read more >

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Apr 17, 1986

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Jul 29, 1986
Reported by Committee

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Aug 6, 1986
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4623”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (20D, 14R) (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. 5299 (Related)
Veterans’ Benefits Improvement and Health Care Authorization Act of 1986

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 28, 1986

H.R. 4839 (Related)
A bill to establish a pilot program for the improvement of the efficiency and ...

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 1986

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