Week ending July 28, 2017
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)
Sponsor: Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] (Introduced 02/14/2017)
Status: Passed House /
VOTES and FLOOR ACTION
On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to recommit:
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COST AND IMPACT
Cost to the taxpayers: Data not available
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Tax Complexity: Not applicable to this bill.
Earmark Certification: Data not available
Duplication of programs: Data not available
Direct Rule-Making: Data not available
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Budget Authority: Data not available
Constitutional Authority: Assumed.
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