H.R. 3248 (109th): Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2006


Jul 12, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-442


Michael “Mike” Ferguson

Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2006
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program to assist family caregivers in accessing affordable and high-quality respite care, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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S. 1283 (Related)
Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2005

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3248” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jul 12, 2005
Reported by Committee
Sep 20, 2006
Passed House
Dec 6, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Dec 8, 2006
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 21, 2006


84 cosponsors (63D, 20R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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