H. R. 2094
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 4, 2019
Ms. Brownley of California introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
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.
This Act may be cited as the
CHAMPVA Children's Care Protection Act of 2019.
Increase of maximum age for children eligible for medical care under champva program
Subsection (c) of section 1781 of title 38, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
Notwithstanding clauses (i) and (iii) of section 101(4)(A) of this title and except as provided in paragraph (2), for purposes of this section, a child is eligible for benefits under subsection (a) until the child's 26th birthday, regardless of the child's marital status.
This subsection shall not be construed to limit eligibility for benefits under subsection (a) of a child described in section 101(4)(A)(ii) of this title.
Such subsection, as so amended, shall apply with respect to medical care provided on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.