H.R.1017 - Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] (Introduced 02/12/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 111-488|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/25/2010 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Text: H.R.1017 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (05/25/2010)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 and title 38, United States Code, to require the provision of chiropractic care and services to veterans at all Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and to expand access to such care and services.
This Act may be cited as the “Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act”.
Section 204(c) of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 (38 U.S.C. 1710 note) is amended—
(1) by inserting “(1)” before “The program”; and
“(2) The program shall be carried out at not fewer than 75 medical centers by not later than December 31, 2011, and at all medical centers by not later than December 31, 2013.”.
(a) Medical services.—Paragraph (6) of section 1701 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
“(H) Chiropractic services.”.
(b) Rehabilitative services.—Paragraph (8) of such section is amended by inserting “chiropractic,” after “counseling,”.
(1) by redesignating subparagraphs (F) through (K) as subparagraphs (G) through (L), respectively; and
(2) by inserting after subparagraph (E) the following new subparagraph (F):
“(F) periodic and preventative chiropractic examinations and services;”.
Passed the House of Representatives May 24, 2010.
|Attest:||lorraine c. miller,|