H.R.5551 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the authority of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to waive certain restrictions on the provision of health care to veterans in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and to extend the authority for Veterans' Administration geriatric research, education, and clinical activities.98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Edgar, Robert W. [D-PA-7] (Introduced 05/01/1984)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/01/1984 Referred to House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5551 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/01/1984)
Extends from FY 1984 to FY 1985 the authority of the Administrator of Veterans Affairs to contract for hospital care or medical services in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands without reference to patient loads or incidence of provision of medical services for veterans treated by the Veterans Administration in the contiguous 48 States.
Expands the amount of authorizations available for the research and education activities of Veterans Administration geriatric centers.