Public Law 115-26: A bill to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to modify the termination date for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes.

By | October 25, 2017
Veteran with prosthetic leg running on beach

Public Law 115-26 removes the expiration date for the VA’s Veterans Choice Program.

Amends the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 to eliminate the expiration date of the program and makes changes to how some benefits are paid.  The Veterans Choice Program allows veterans seeking care through the VA to use local, non-VA health care facilities in certain circumstances.

Official summary

Passed House
2017-04-05
Passed Senate
2017-04-03
Signed by President
2017-04-19
Became Public Law
2017-04-19

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by voice vote.

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