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S.422: Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 12 (7 Democrats, 1 Independent, 4 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action May 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2013 - Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and services to veterans through Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and clinics to be carried out at: (1) no fewer than 75 medical centers by December 31, 2014, and (2) all medical centers by December 31, 2016.

Includes chiropractic examinations and services within required VA medical, rehabilitative, and preventive health care services.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 9, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-203.
Feb. 28, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.