S. 2278 (98th): A bill entitled the “Care for Chemically Dependent Veterans Act”.


Feb 8, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rudolph “Rudy” Boschwitz

Senator from Minnesota


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/8/1984--Introduced.Makes permanent the authority of the Administrator of Veterans Affairs to contract for community-based treatment of eligible veterans suffering from alcohol or drug dependence or abuse disabilities. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 8, 1984

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May 9, 1984
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2278”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2514 (Related)
Veterans Administration Health Care Amendments of 1984

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 9, 1984

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