All Information (Except Text) for S.239 - Veterans Health Equity Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 01/14/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/14/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles - Senate
Short Titles as Introduced
Veterans Health Equity Act of 2009
Official Titles - Senate
Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that veterans in each of the 48 contiguous States are able to receive services in at least one full-service hospital of the Veterans Health Administration in the State or receive comparable services provided by contract in the State.
Actions Overview (1)
|01/14/2009||Introduced in Senate|
01/14/2009 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (2)
|01/14/2009||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S391)|
Action By: Senate
|01/14/2009||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S390-391)|
Action By: Senate
01/14/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S391)
01/14/2009 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S390-391)
|Sen. Gregg, Judd [R-NH]*||01/14/2009|
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|Senate Veterans' Affairs||01/14/2009||Referred to|
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Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (01/14/2009)
Veterans Health Equity Act of 2009 - Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, with respect to each of the 48 contiguous states, to ensure that veterans eligible for hospital care and medical services through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have access to: (1) at least one full-service hospital of the Veterans Health Administration in the state; or (2) hospital care and medical services comparable to that provided in full-service hospitals through contract with other health providers in the state.