H.R.1058 – VA Provider Equity Act

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H.R.1058 – VA Provider Equity Act


This bill includes podiatrists within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) definition of physician, and increases their pay grade to match other VA physician compensation.

The amendment made by paragraph (1) shall apply with respect to a pay period of the Department of Veterans Affairs beginning on or after the date that is 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

 (Full text of H.R. 1058 at congress.gov)

SponsorRep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] (Introduced 02/14/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

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Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.


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