Summary: H.R.4609 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4609. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/23/1998)

Veterans Personal Security Act - Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to notify appropriate local law enforcement agencies immediately, and also in writing within 48 hours, after receiving notice that any of the following has occurred at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility: (1) a patient is missing; (2) a patient or staff member has caused physical abuse or battery to another patient or staff member; (3) a patient or staff member has unlawfully possessed or used a controlled substance; or (4) a rape or any other felony or indictable offense has been committed. Requires the Department to provide appropriate assistance in the investigation of any such allegations.