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Text of the CHAMPVA Children’s Protection Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on January 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 15, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 288

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 15, 2013

(for himself and Mr. Walz) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the CHAMPVA Children’s Protection Act of 2013 .

2.

Increase of maximum age for children eligible for medical care under CHAMPVA program

(a)

Increase

Section 1781(c) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by striking twenty-three and inserting twenty-six; and

(2)

by striking twenty-third birthday and inserting twenty-sixth birthday.

(b)

Effective Date

The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to medical care provided on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.