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S.800: Treto Garza Far South Texas Veterans Inpatient Care 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 John Cornyn, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 24, 2013
Latest Major Action May 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

Treto Garza Far South Texas Veterans Inpatient Care Act of 2013 - Redesignates the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Center in Harlingen, Texas, as the "Treto Garza South Texas Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Center."

Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) ensure that such Center includes a full-service inpatient health care facility, (2) modify the existing facility to meet such requirement, and (3) include in the annual VA strategic capital investment plan a project to expand the Center's capabilities to provide increased inpatient capacity, an urgent care center, and a full range of services for women veterans.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 9, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-203.
April 24, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2963)