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S. 2082: Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2015

CBO Score

$624 million

Date of Report

Fri September 25th, 2015

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain expiring provisions of law administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

114th Congress
Sponsor: Sen. John Isakson — R — GA

Introduced 09/25/15
Passed House: 09/30/15
Passed Senate: 09/30/15
Latest Action: 09/30/15

Authority for collection of copayments for hospital care and nursing home care is extended through FY2016. The requirement to provide nursing home care to certain veterans with service-connected disabilities is extended through December 31, 2016. The authorization of appropriations for assistance and support services for caregivers is extended through FY2016. Authority for recovery from third parties of the cost of care and services furnished to veterans with health-plan contracts for non-service-connected disability is extended through FY2016. (Sec. 105) Authority for the pilot program on assistance for child care fo...

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