S. 3313 (112th): Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jun 19, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Passed Senate)
Sponsor
Patty Murray
Senior Senator from Washington
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Dec 17, 2012
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
S. 131 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 2013

H.R. 6527 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 13, 2012 but was never passed by the House.

Progress
Introduced Jun 19, 2012
Referred to Committee Jun 19, 2012
Reported by Committee Sep 12, 2012
Passed Senate Dec 13, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to severely wounded, ill, or injured veterans and their spouses, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3D, 1I) (show)
Committees

House Veterans' Affairs

Health

Senate Veterans' Affairs

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12/13/2012--Passed Senate amended.
Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish fertility counseling and treatment, including assisted reproductive technology, to a spouse or surrogate of a severely wounded, ill, or injured veteran who has an infertility condition incurred or aggravated during active duty and is enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) patient enrollment system.
Authorizes the Secretary to pay, to any such veteran, an amount to assist in the adoption of one or more children.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) report annually to the congressional veterans committees on the counseling and treatment provided under this Act; (2) prescribe regulations on the furnishing of such counseling, treatment, and adoption assistance; and (3) coordinate the furnishing of such counseling and treatment with that provided by the Department of Defense (DOD).

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