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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.H.R. 2920 (Related)Veterans Health Care Amendments of 1983
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 21, 1983S. 664 (Related)A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the authority of ...
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 20, 1983
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s578>
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