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HR 3530

Title: Improving Confidence in Veterans' Care Act
Author: Rep. Michael Cloud (R-TX)

Summary
...This bill addresses licensure and employment requirements for medical providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, for VA medical provider positions that require a person to prescribe controlled substances, the bill prohibits a person from being employed if their Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration has been terminated, revoked, or surrendered, and they have not received a waiver from the DEA.</p> <p>The bill also requires the VA to take prompt adverse personnel actions against a medical provider employee (1) who is not licensed, registered, certified, or in receipt of a DEA waiver; or (2) who does not promptly notify the VA of any suspension in such license, registration, or certification.</p> <p>Additionally, the VA must conduct biennial audits of ...

Status
Introduced in House 06/27/2019
Introduced in House 06/27/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 06/27/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 07/16/2019
Subcommittee on Health Discharged. 10/29/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 10/29/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. 10/29/2019
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 12/16/2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H10272-10275) 12/16/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3530. 12/16/2019
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 12/16/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H10314-10315) 12/17/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 1 (Roll no. 686).(text: 12/16/2019 CR H10272-10273) 12/17/2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 1 (Roll no. 686). (text: 12/16/2019 CR H10272-10273) 12/17/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 12/17/2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 12/18/2019

Bill Text
12/18/2019 - HR 3530 (Referred+in+Senate) 12/17/2019 - HR 3530 (Engrossed+in+House) 06/27/2019 - HR 3530 (Introduced+in+House) 06/25/2019 - HR 3530 (Introduced+in+House)

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Author Details


    Rep. Michael Cloud (R-TX)
    U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    1314 Longworth House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-4327
    Phone: (202) 225-7742

    District Address:
    101 N. Shoreline Blvd, Suite 300

    Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    Phone: (361) 884-2222
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