To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish, at the request of an eligible veteran, nursing home care and hospital care at State licensed or certified residential care facilities.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Mar 22, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 22, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 10, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3019 (114th).
Mar 22, 2018
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H.R. 5397 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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