Week ending November 10, 2017
H.R.2601 – VICTOR Act of 2017
HR 2601 amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to improve the access of veterans to organ transplants, and for other purposes.
The bill further determines that the veteran requires an organ transplant; resides more than 100 miles from a transplant center operated by the Department; and is seeking hospital care or medical services related to the required organ transplant at a transplant center located within 100 miles of the residence of the veteran; that is operated by an entity) that has entered into an agreement with the Secretary.
(Full text of H.R. 2601 congress.gov)
Sponsor: Rep. Dunn, Neal P. [R-FL-2] (Introduced 05/23/2017)
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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