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house Bill H.R. 1591

Fulfilling America's Promise to Our Veterans Act

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      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedMarch 18th, 2009

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Fulfilling America's Promise to Our Veterans Act

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify that the United States may not recover or collect any charges from a third party for hospital care or medical services provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to a veteran for a service-connected disability.


Fulfilling America's Promise to Our Veterans Act - Prohibits, in any case in which a veteran is furnished care or services through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for a service-connected disability, the United States from recovering or collecting for such care or services from any third party.

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