H.R.1004 - Veterans Health Care Full Funding Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 02/11/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/13/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1004 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/11/2009)
Veterans Health Care Full Funding Act - Requires: (1) that in the President's budget for each fiscal year, amounts shall be requested for veterans health care programs in accordance with the provisions of this Act and that amounts appropriated shall be available for a period of two consecutive fiscal years; and (2) the Veterans Health Care Funding Review Board (established in this Act) to determine the level of funding needed for each period. Outlines the health care needs required to be included under the Board's determination. Establishes the Board.
Provides standards for access to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) care for veterans seeking: (1) primary care; and: (2) specialized care.