HR 2601

Title: VICTOR Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Neal Dunn (REP-FL)

Summary
<p><b>Veterans Increased Choice for Transplanted Organs and Recovery Act of 2017 or the VICTOR Act of 2017</b></p> <p>This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to include among veterans eligible to receive hospital care and medical services through agreements with the Department of Defense, the Indian Health Service, federally-qualified health centers, or health care providers that participate in the Medicare program a veteran who: (1) requires an organ transplant, (2) lives more than 100 miles from a Department of Veterans Affairs transplant center, and (3) is seeking such care and services related to a required organ transplant at a transplant center that is located within 100 miles of such veteran's residence and operated by such an entity.</p>

Status
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4395) 05/22/2017
Introduced in House 05/23/2017
Introduced in House 05/23/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 05/23/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 05/23/2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 11/02/2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. 11/02/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-395. 11/07/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-395. 11/07/2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 291. 11/07/2017
Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 11/07/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8558-8560) 11/07/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2601. 11/07/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H8559) 11/07/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8559) 11/07/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 11/07/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 11/08/2017

Bill Text
11/08/2017 - HR 2601 (Referred+in+Senate)
05/23/2017 - HR 2601 (Introduced+in+House)
05/23/2017 - HR 2601 (Introduced+in+House)
05/18/2017 - HR 2601 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Neal Dunn (R-FL)
    () - U.S. Representative

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