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      house Committees
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Health
    IntroducedJune 27th, 2013

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Title

Expedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire psychiatrists.

Summary

Expedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to appoint a psychiatrist who completes a residency at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility to a VHA health care position immediately after such residency, without regard to civil service or classification laws, if: (1) the psychiatrist meets the qualifications established in regulations prescribed for the position, and (2) such position has been unfilled for at least 35 days.

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