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S. 2179: 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)

Introduced on Jul 18, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 18, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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

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S. 2179 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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