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- The house Passed December 6th, 2016Passed by Voice Vote
HealthCommittee on Veterans' AffairsIntroducedDecember 1st, 2015
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Department of Veterans Affairs Emergency Medical Staffing Recruitment and Retention Act
To amend title 38, United States Code, to allow the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to modify the hours of employment of physicians and physician assistants employed on a full-time basis by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Department of Veterans Affairs Emergency Medical Staffing Recruitment and Retention Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to modify the hours of employment for a full-time VA physician or physician assistant to be more than or less than 80 hours in a biweekly pay period if the total of such employee's hours of employment in a calendar year does not exceed 2,080 hours. A physician or physician assistant may not accrue overtime by reason of such modified hours of employment.