S.2311 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to include licensed hearing aid specialists as eligible for appointment in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 05/08/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/08/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|
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Summary: S.2311 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/08/2014)
Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to appoint licensed hearing aid specialists in the Veterans Health Administration.
Requires the Secretary to submit an annual report on: (1) timely access of veterans to hearing health services through the VA, and (2) contracting policies of the VA with respect to providing hearing health services to veterans in non-VA facilities.