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


Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2009
Length: 104 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

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

S. 1963 (Related)
Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 5, 2010

H.R. 2342 (Related)
Wounded Warrior Project Family Caregiver Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 11, 2009

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 801” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 2, 2009
Reported by Committee
May 21, 2009


27 cosponsors (20D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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