H.R. 3279 (112th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify that caregivers for veterans with serious illnesses are eligible for assistance and support services provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Introduced:

Oct 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 27, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Silvestre Reyes
Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district
Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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Introduced
Oct 27, 2011

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