S.3313 - Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 06/19/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs | House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||01/02/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: S.3313 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (12/13/2012)
Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish fertility counseling and treatment, including assisted reproductive technology, to a spouse or surrogate of a severely wounded, ill, or injured veteran who has an infertility condition incurred or aggravated during active duty and is enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) patient enrollment system.
Authorizes the Secretary to pay, to any such veteran, an amount to assist in the adoption of one or more children.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) report annually to the congressional veterans committees on the counseling and treatment provided under this Act; (2) prescribe regulations on the furnishing of such counseling, treatment, and adoption assistance; and (3) coordinate the furnishing of such counseling and treatment with that provided by the Department of Defense (DOD).