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


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


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 54 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

5/5/2010--Public Law.Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 - TitleI - Caregiver SupportSection101 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a program of comprehensive assistance ... Read more >


Oct 28, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 29, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued 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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1963”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Nov 19, 2009 3:22 p.m.
Bill Passed 98/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 21, 2010 3:43 p.m.
Passed 419/0

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 801 (Related)
Caregiver and Veterans Health Services Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2009

S. 252 (Related)
Veterans Health Care Authorization Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2009

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