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:||08/02/1991 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1627 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.