H.R.7589: REMOVE Copays Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 26, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 29, 2022

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

Reduce and Eliminate Mental Health Outpatient Veteran Copays Act or the REMOVE Copays Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from imposing or collecting any co-payment for a veteran's first three mental health outpatient care visits in a calendar year. However, such prohibition must not apply with respect to the imposition or collection of copayments for medications.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.R.7589.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 29, 2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Sept. 28, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8185-8186; text: CR H8185)
Sept. 28, 2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Sept. 28, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Sept. 28, 2022

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8185)

Sept. 28, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8185-8186)
Sept. 28, 2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 28, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 7589.
Sept. 28, 2022
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Sept. 21, 2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Sept. 21, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 20, 2022
Subcommittee on Health Discharged.
June 22, 2022
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
May 10, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 26, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
April 26, 2022

Introduced in the House by Mark Takano (D-Calif.)

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