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CS/HB 55: Alternative Treatment Options for Veterans

GENERAL BILL by Health Innovation Subcommittee ; Burgess ; White ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila ; Diaz, M. ; Fant ; Fischer ; Magar ; Nunez ; Ponder ; Toledo

Alternative Treatment Options for Veterans; Requires DVA, subject to appropriation, to contract w/ individuals & entities to provide alternative treatment options for certain veterans; requires alternative treatment to be provided under direction & supervision of certain licensed individuals; requires contracted individual/entity to submit annual report to DVA.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/23/2016 House • Filed
1/9/2017 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 35
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 35
3/16/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Innovation Subcommittee, 03/20/17, 1:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
3/20/2017 House • CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 406
3/21/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 398
3/27/2017 House • Now in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 462
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee