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H.R.552: Meeting the Inpatient Health Care Needs of Far South Texas Veterans Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Rubén Hinojosa, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 9 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 6, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 15, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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  • Bill passed in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Meeting the Inpatient Health Care Needs of Far South Texas Veterans Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) ensure that the South Texas Veterans Affairs Health Care Center in Harlingen, Texas, includes a full-service VA inpatient health care facility; and (2) if needed, modify the existing facility to meet this requirement.

Requires the Secretary to report on specific actions to be taken to satisfy such requirement.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.