Federal - S 2216

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 caregiver programs, and temporarily extend benefits for veterans who are determined ineligible for the family caregiver program, and for other purposes.

Introduced

July 23, 2019

Description

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 caregiver programs, and temporarily extend benefits for veterans who are determined ineligible for the family caregiver program, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 10

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  • Nov. 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Alexander, (R-Tenn.)
  • Nov. 6, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Durbin, (D-Ill.)Merkley, (D-Ore.)
  • Nov. 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Jones, (D-Ala.)Klobuchar, (D-Minn.)
  • Oct. 29, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Murkowski, (R-Alaska)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
  • Oct. 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Collins, S. (R-Maine)
  • Oct. 23, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Moran, (R-Kan.)
  • Oct. 22, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Rosen, (D-Nev.)
  • Oct. 16, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Kaine, (D-Va.)
  • Sept. 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    McSally, (R-Ariz.)
  • July 23, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Blackburn, (R-Tenn.)
  • July 23, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. S5012