Week ending November 10, 2017
H.R.1133 – Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017
Under HR 1133 the Department of Veterans Affairs is authorized to provide for an operation on a live organ donor to carry out a transplant procedure for a veteran even if the donor is not eligible for VA healthcare.
The operation may be at a non-VA facility and the VA will furnish to the donor any care of services required before and after the procedure.
(Full text of H.R. 1133 congress.gov)
Sponsor: Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] (Introduced 02/16/2017)
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:
Text of the motion:
COST AND IMPACT
Cost to the taxpayers: Data not available
Pay-as-you-go requirements: Data not available
Regulatory and Other Impact: Data not available
Dynamic Scoring: Data not available
Tax Complexity: Not applicable to this bill.
Earmark Certification: Data not available
Duplication of programs: Data not available
Direct Rule-Making: Data not available
Advisory Committee Statement: Data not available
Budget Authority: Data not available
Constitutional Authority: Assumed.
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