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Titles (5)

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VETS Act of 2017
Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017

Short Titles as Introduced

VETS Act of 2017
Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of health care professionals to treat veterans through the use of telemedicine, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
01/03/2018Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
01/03/2018Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.
04/25/2017Introduced in Senate

All Actions (9)

Date Chamber
01/05/2018-12:15pmHouseHeld at the desk.
01/05/2018-12:03pmHouseReceived in the House.
01/04/2018SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
01/03/2018SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
01/03/2018SenateS.Amdt.1868 Amendment SA 1868 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
01/03/2018SenateS.Amdt.1868 Amendment SA 1868 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Ernst. (consideration: CR S25; text: CR S25) In the nature of a substitute.
01/03/2018SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S25)
01/03/2018SenateSenate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.
04/25/2017SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Veterans' Affairs04/25/2017 Referred to
01/03/2018 Discharged from

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Introduced in Senate (04/25/2017)

Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017 or the VETS Act of 2017

This bill allows a licensed health care professional of the Department of Veterans Affairs to practice his or her profession using telemedicine at any location in any state, regardless of where the professional or patient is located.