S. 2921, To designate the Junction City Community-Based Outpatient Clinic located at 715 Southwind Drive, Junction City, Kansas, as the "Lieutenant General Richard J. Seitz Community-Based Outpatient Clinic"

S. 2921

To designate the Junction City Community-Based Outpatient Clinic located at 715 Southwind Drive, Junction City, Kansas, as the "Lieutenant General Richard J. Seitz Community-Based Outpatient Clinic"

Sponsor
Sen. Richard J. Durbin

Date
December 8, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, December 8, 2014 the House will consider S. 2921 under suspension of the rules.  S. 2921 was introduced by Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) on November 13, 2014.  The bill passed the Senate without amendment on December 3, 2014 by unanimous consent.

Bill Summary

S. 2921 designates the community based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Galesburg, Illinois as the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.

Background

Former U.S. Congressman Lane Evans was elected to office in 1982 and represented Illinois’ seventeenth congressional district for twelve terms.[1]  He served as ranking member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee for ten years, and was known as a champion of veterans’ issues.[2]  Evans passed away in November of 2014 from Parkinson’s disease.[3]  The community based outpatient clinic in Galesburg is located in the congressional district that Evans represented.[4]

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[1] Senate Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Name VA Clinic after Lane Evans, U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (Dec. 4, 2014).
[2] Id.
[3] Id.
[4] Id.

Cost

A CBO cost estimate is not available.

Additional Information

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