H.R.2342 - Wounded Warrior Project Family Caregiver Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] (Introduced 05/11/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/15/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.2342 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/11/2009)
Wounded Warrior Project Family Caregiver Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, as part of authorized Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) home health care services for veterans, to furnish to a family member or other designated individual advanced instruction and training and certification as a family caregiver for a veteran who incurred serious wounds on active duty during, or in training for, Operations Enduring Freedom or Iraqi Freedom and is determined to be in need of personal care services.
Requires the Secretary to provide to such caregiver: (1) appropriate support services; and (2) a monthly family caregiver allowance. Authorizes the Secretary to provide medical care to such caregiver.