S. 1982 (112th): Improving Care for Vulnerable Older Citizens through Workforce Advancement Act of 2011

A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to develop and test an expanded and advanced role for direct care workers who provide long-term services and supports to older individuals in efforts to coordinate care and improve the efficiency of service delivery.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Dec 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2011
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Dec 13, 2011

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S. 1982 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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