Bill Text — Sep 16, 2012
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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 title was written by its sponsor.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 5, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 11, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 801 — 111th Congress: Caregiver and Veterans Health Services Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s801
“S. 801 — 111th Congress: Caregiver and Veterans Health Services Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s801>
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