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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.

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Sponsor and status

Daniel Akaka

Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 54 pages

Oct 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 5, 2010

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


Pub.L. 111-163

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 252: Veterans Health Care Authorization Act of 2009

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

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

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

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

Introduced on Feb 9, 2009. 54% incorporated. (compare text)

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

Introduced on Mar 16, 2009. 47% incorporated. (compare text)

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

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


Oct 28, 2009

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 29, 2009
Ordered Reported

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 (House next)

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

Apr 21, 2010
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

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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