H.R. 3989: To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the process for determining the eligibility of caregivers of veterans to certain benefits administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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Nov 5, 2015


Passed House on May 23, 2016

This bill passed in the House on May 23, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Elise Stefanik

Representative for New York's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 8 pages


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Nov 5, 2015

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May 18, 2016
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May 23, 2016
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 3989 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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