H.R.5552 - Surviving Spouses and Dependents Outreach Enhancement and Veterans Casework Improvement Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18] (Introduced 10/25/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||12/07/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.5552 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Surviving Spouses and Dependents Outreach Enhancement and Veterans Casework Improvement Act - Encourages all elements within the Department of Veterans Affairs, public and private sector entities, and veterans' widows and surviving spouses and their organizations to work cooperatively to fully inform veterans' surviving spouses and dependents regarding their eligibility for veterans' benefits and health care services.
Introduced in House (10/25/2000)
Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to assign appropriate Department employees to conduct outreach programs and provide outreach services for eligible spouses and dependents.