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S. 2179 (116th): TIME for Holocaust Survivors Act

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A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to provide social service agencies with the resources to provide services to meet the urgent needs of Holocaust survivors to age in place with dignity, comfort, security, and quality of life.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2019
Length: 18 pages
Jul 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 18, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


39 Cosponsors (26 Democrats, 12 Republicans, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Never Again: Cardin Says Spending Package Elevates Holocaust Education, Supports Holocaust Survivors and Expands Program to Protect Synagogues and Houses of Worship from Terrorism
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Dec 19, 2019

Durbin, Kaine Bill To Support Family Caregivers Passes Senate
    — Sen. Timothy “Tim” Kaine [D-VA] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 4, 2020

Durbin, Kaine Bill To Support Family Caregivers Passes Senate
    — Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] on Mar 4, 2020

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Jul 18, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 2179 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2179. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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