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senate Bill S. 3147

Improving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019

Bill Details

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Title

Improving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019

Official Title

A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress reports on patient safety and quality of care at medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Summary

Improving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report on the policies and procedures relating to patient safety and quality of care and the steps the VA has taken to improve such care at VA medical centers. After any investigation or trial concludes, the VA must also report on the events involving deaths that occurred at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia, and the actions the VA has taken to prevent any similar reoccurrence.

bill Progress


  • EnactedDecember 4th, 2020
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The house Passed November 17th, 2020
    Roll Call Vote 394 Yea / 0 Nay
      house Committees
      Health
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
  • The senate Passed December 19th, 2019
    Passed by Voice Vote
    IntroducedDecember 19th, 2019

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