H.R.6466 - Dependent Care Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 12/01/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||12/01/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6466 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/01/2010)
Dependent Care Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide health care for the physical and mental injuries suffered by a spouse, child, or dependent parent victim of abuse by a veteran who is enrolled in the VA patient enrollment system and has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury, as long as such victim is not eligible for medical coverage under a federal or state program or otherwise covered by a private medical insurance policy.
Requires a report from the Secretary to the congressional veterans committees addressing any VA challenges or concerns in verifying psychological abuse in such individuals.