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S.1165: Access to Appropriate Immunizations for 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|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Jon Tester, D-Mont.|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||June 13, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Oct. 30, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Access to Appropriate Immunizations for Veterans Act of 2013 - Includes within authorized preventive health services available to veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) immunizations against infectious diseases, including each immunization on the recommended adult immunization schedule established by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
Requires the inclusion, in an annual report from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on VA preventive health services, of programs conducted to ensure that veterans have received each immunization on such immunization schedule at the appropriate time.
Directs the Secretary to develop and implement quality measures and metrics to ensure that veterans receiving VA medical services receive each immunization at the time indicated on the schedule. Requires statistics related to such quality measures and metrics to be included in the annual report described above. Provides deadlines for the establishment and im...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Oct. 30, 2013||Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-280.|
|June 13, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|