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

Introduced:

Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 2, 2009
 
Introduced

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May 21, 2009
 
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Details

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

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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