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S. 801 (111th): Caregiver and Veterans Health Services Act of 2009

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to waive charges for humanitarian care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to family members accompanying veterans severely injured after September 11, 2001, as they receive medical care from the Department and to provide assistance to family caregivers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 1963: Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 5, 2010. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2009
Length: 104 pages

History

Apr 2, 2009
 
Introduced

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

May 21, 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.

S. 801 (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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