About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for adult day health care services for veterans, to authorize the Veterans' Administration to administer a community residential care program, to establish a presumption of service-connection for former prisoners of war suffering from dysthymic disorder and to revise and clarify eligibility for reimbursement of expenses of travel for Veterans' Administration health care.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 21, 1983
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 20, 1983
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The “S.” in “S. 578” means this is a Senate 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 578 — 98th Congress: Veterans Health Care and Programs Improvement Act of 1983. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s578
“S. 578 — 98th Congress: Veterans Health Care and Programs Improvement Act of 1983.” www.GovTrack.us. 1983. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s578>
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