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H.R.3443: Streamlining Support for Veterans and Military Caregivers Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Dina Titus, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 10 (9 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Oct. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 3, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
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Bill Summary

Streamlining Support for Veterans and Military Caregivers Act - Expands the program of assistance and support services for caregivers of veterans to include all caregivers (currently allowed for family caregivers).

Modifies the program of special compensation to members of the uniformed services for injuries and illness to allow such compensation for a serious injury or illness (currently allowed for a catastrophic injury or illness). Exempts payments of such compensation from taxation.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 3, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 24, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Nov. 18, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Oct. 30, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Oct. 30, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Oct. 30, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services