New Cosponsor — Jun 6, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Michaud [D-ME2, 2003-2014]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Democrat).
Oct 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on October 27, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2011
Length: 2 pages
Makes family caregivers of certain veterans with a serious illness eligible for a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program of comprehensive assistance and support services. (Under current law, only family ... Read more >
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