H.R. 272: To Designate the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense Joint Outpatient Clinic to be Constructed in Marina, California, as the "General William H. Gourley Federal Outpatient Clinic: A Joint VA-DOD Health Care Facility," as Amended

H.R. 272

To Designate the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense Joint Outpatient Clinic to be Constructed in Marina, California, as the "General William H. Gourley Federal Outpatient Clinic: A Joint VA-DOD Health Care Facility," as Amended

Date
November 18, 2013 (113th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
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Floor Situation

On Monday, November 18, 2013, the House will consider H.R. 272, a bill to Designate the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense Joint Outpatient Clinic to be Constructed in Marina, California, as the "General William H. Gourley Federal Outpatient Clinic: A Joint VA-DOD Health Care Facility," as Amended, under a suspension of the rules.  The bill was introduced on January 15, 2013, by Rep. Sam Farr (D-CA) and referred to the Committees on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs. 

Bill Summary

H.R. 272 would designate a joint VA-DOD outpatient clinic to be constructed in Marina, California, as the “General William H. Gourley Federal Outpatient Clinic: A Joint VA-DOD Health Care Facility.”

Background

Major General William H. Gourley was a 36-year Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served tours in Vietnam and Korea.  After serving in Vietnam, he was assigned to the Pentagon, where he eventually worked on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  In his retirement, Gen. Gourley was instrumental in the development of a joint clinic for both veterans and service members located at Fort Ord, California.  This legislation would name the clinic in his honor. 

Cost

A formal CBO score is unavailable, but no cost is expected.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.