Summary: H.R.5729 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (05/20/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 15, 2008. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Spina Bifida Health Care Program Expansion Act - Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide comprehensive health care coverage through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for a child of a Vietnam veteran who is suffering from spina bifida. (Current law requires the Secretary to provide such child such health care as the Secretary determines is needed by the child for the spina bifida or any disability that is associated with such condition.)