H.R.809 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to display in each facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs a Women Veterans Bill of Rights.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] (Introduced 02/18/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/15/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.809 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/18/2011)
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that the Women Veterans Bill of Rights is displayed prominently in each VA facility and distributed widely to such veterans.
Enumerates health care rights to be included in the Bill of Rights, including the right to: (1) coordinated, comprehensive, primary women's health care at every VA medical facility; (2) treatment by clinicians with specific training and experience in women's health issues; and (3) gender equity in access to and the provision of clinical health care services.