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H.R. 505 (99th): Veterans’ Administration Health-Care Amendments of 1985


A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the delivery of health care services by the Veterans' Administration.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jan 7, 1985
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 3, 1985

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 3, 1985.

Law
Pub.L. 99-166
Sponsor

Robert Edgar

Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 1985

Source

History

Jan 7, 1985
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 7, 1985
 
Ordered Reported

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May 21, 1985
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 30, 1985
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 3, 1985
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Dec 3, 1985
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 505 (99th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 505. This is the one from the 99th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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