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.


Oct 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Silvestre Reyes

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2011
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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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Oct 27, 2011

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