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Reported to House amended (11/14/2016)

Department of Veterans Affairs Emergency Medical Staffing Recruitment and Retention Act

(Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to modify the hours of employment for a full-time VA physician or physician assistant to be more than or less than 80 hours in a biweekly pay period if the total of such employee's hours of employment in a calendar year does not exceed 2,080 hours.

A physician or physician assistant may not accrue overtime by reason of such modified hours of employment.