H.R. 2814, To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Sevierville, Tennessee, the Dannie A. Carr Veterans Outpatient Clinic

H.R. 2814

To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Sevierville, Tennessee, the Dannie A. Carr Veterans Outpatient Clinic

Sponsor
Rep. Phil Roe

Date
March 1, 2016 (114th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Molly Newell

Floor Situation

On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, the House will consider H.R. 2814, to name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Sevierville, Tennessee, the Dannie A. Carr Veterans Outpatient Clinic, under suspension of the rules. H.R. 2814 was introduced on July 17, 2015 by Rep. David Roe (R-TN) and was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Bill Summary

H.R. 2814 would name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Sevierville, Tennessee, the Dannie A. Carr Veterans Outpatient Clinic.

Background

Specialist Four Dannie A. Carr, of Sevierville, Tennessee, served with distinction during the Vietnam War in B Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. Specialist Four Carr, twice wounded in battle and later killed in action by artillery fire on July 3, 1969, was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor and the Purple Heart.[1]

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[1] See East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association “Dannie A. Carr.”

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office cost estimate is not currently available.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact Molly Newell with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 2-1374.