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S.1950: Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014

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 Bernard Sanders, I-Vt.
Total Cosponsors 9 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 16, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 4, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 - Amends federal veterans provisions to revise or add provisions concerning medical services and other benefits provided to veterans and/or their dependents through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) relating to the following areas:

  • survivor and dependent matters, including benefits for children of certain veterans born with spina bifida;
  • education matters, including the approval of courses for purposes of the All-Volunteer Force and the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance programs;
  • the expansion and extension of certain health care benefits, including immunizations, chiropractic care, treatment for traumatic brain injury, and wellness promotion;
  • health care administration, including extension of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship Program;
  • complementary and alternative medicine;
  • mental health ca...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 4, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S736)
Feb. 4, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S707)
Feb. 3, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S665)
Jan. 30, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S611-613)
Jan. 29, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S557-559)
Jan. 27, 2014 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 297.
Jan. 16, 2014 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.