S. 1963 (111th): Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide assistance to caregivers of veterans, to improve the provision of health care to veterans, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Oct 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 5, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 5, 2010.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-163

Sponsor:

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 54 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 252: Veterans Health Care Authorization Act of 2009

Ordered Reported by Committee on May 21, 2009. 34% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 801: Caregiver and Veterans Health Services Act of 2009

Ordered Reported by Committee on May 21, 2009. 34% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 919: Veterans’ Medical Personnel Recruitment and Retention Act of 2009

Referred to Committee on Feb 9, 2009. 54% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 597: Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2009

Referred to Committee on Mar 16, 2009. 47% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1211: Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act

Passed House on Jun 23, 2009. 44% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 734: Rural Veterans Health Care Access and Quality Act of 2009

Referred to Committee on Mar 30, 2009. 31% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 658: Rural Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2009

Referred to Committee on Mar 19, 2009. 25% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2879: Rural Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2009

Referred to Committee on Jun 15, 2009. 25% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 568: Veterans Health Care Quality Improvement Act

Referred to Committee on Jan 15, 2009. 17% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3282: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide certain veterans with readjustment and mental health care services, and for other purposes.

Referred to Committee on Jul 21, 2009. 51% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3103: To revise certain requirements relating to the Department of Veterans Affairs pilot program of enhanced contract care authority for health care needs of veterans in highly rural areas.

Referred to Committee on Jun 26, 2009. 71% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Oct 28, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 29, 2009
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 19, 2009
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Apr 21, 2010
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Apr 22, 2010
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 5, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1963 (111th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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