A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to formally recognize caregivers of veterans, notify veterans and caregivers of clinical determinations relating to eligibility for the family caregiver program, and temporarily extend benefits for veterans who are determined ineligible for the family caregiver program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 18, 2020
Length: 3 pages
What legislators are saying
“Higgins Votes to Improve Veterans Caregiver Programs”
— Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA3] on Dec 16, 2020
S. 2216 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2216. 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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“S. 2216 — 116th Congress: TEAM Veteran Caregivers Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. June 22, 2021 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s2216>
TEAM Veteran Caregivers Act, Pub. L. No. 116-278, S. 2216, 116th Cong. (2020).
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