All Information (Except Text) for S.1627 - Veterans Dignity in Health Care Act of 1991102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ford, Wendell H. [D-KY] (Introduced 08/02/1991)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/02/1991 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
Veterans Dignity in Health Care Act of 1991
Official Titles - Senate
Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to amend section 615 of title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to permit persons who receive care at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs to have access to and to consume tobacco products.
Actions Overview (1)
|08/02/1991||Introduced in Senate|
08/02/1991 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|08/02/1991||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans.|
Action By: Senate
08/02/1991 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans.
|Sen. Shelby, Richard C. [D-AL]||11/05/1991|
|Sen. Sasser, Jim [D-TN]||11/07/1991|
|Sen. Bumpers, Dale [D-AR]||11/07/1991|
|Sen. Sanford, Terry [D-NC]||11/12/1991|
|Sen. Helms, Jesse [R-NC]||11/12/1991|
|Sen. Warner, John [R-VA]||11/13/1991|
|Sen. Fowler, Wyche, Jr. [D-GA]||11/13/1991|
|Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]||11/15/1991|
|Sen. Wallop, Malcolm [R-WY]||11/27/1991|
|Sen. Lott, Trent [R-MS]||01/22/1992|
|Sen. Smith, Bob [R-NH]||01/27/1992|
|Sen. Kassebaum, Nancy Landon [R-KS]||04/07/1992|
|Sen. Craig, Larry E. [R-ID]||04/29/1992|
|Sen. Heflin, Howell [D-AL]||05/13/1992|
|Sen. Burns, Conrad R. [R-MT]||05/13/1992|
|Sen. Pressler, Larry [R-SD]||06/30/1992|
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|Senate Veterans' Affairs||08/02/1991||Referred to|
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Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (08/02/1991)
Veterans Dignity in Health Care Act of 1991 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that any veteran who is furnished hospital, nursing home, or domiciliary care in a Department of Veterans Affairs (Department) facility shall be entitled to purchase and consume tobacco products there.
Requires the Department to maintain, and veterans being treated to have access to: (1) a commissary or canteen for the purchase of such products; and (2) a suitable indoor area for consumption of the products.