S. 325: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Feb 14, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Jon Tester
Senior Senator from Montana
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 14, 2013
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 14, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 14, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 14, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

27% chance of getting past committee.
4% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Summary

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Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (11D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Veterans' Affairs

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/14/2013--Introduced.
Makes a child eligible for medical care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) eligible for such care until the child's 26th birthday, regardless of the child's marital status.
Makes such provision inapplicable before January 1, 2014, to a child who is eligible to enroll in an employer-sponsored health care plan.

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