Summary: S.1798 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/19/2009)

Automatic Reserve Component Enrollment Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretaries of Defense and Veterans Affairs to jointly provide for the enrollment of members of the National Guard and reserve being discharged or released from active duty in the health and dental care programs for veterans of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) during their participation in the demobilization and discharge process.

Requires for such members: (1) the protection of privacy and personal information; (2) appropriate assistance in the completion of enrollment activities; and (3) education and outreach about the VA programs, benefits, and services for which they may be eligible.