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Introduced in House (01/15/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 288

To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 15, 2013

Mr. Michaud (for himself and Mr. Walz) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “CHAMPVA Children’s Protection Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Increase of maximum age for children eligible for medical care under CHAMPVA program.

(a) Increase.—Section 1781(c) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking “twenty-three” and inserting “twenty-six”; and

(2) by striking “twenty-third birthday” and inserting “twenty-sixth birthday”.

(b) Effective Date.—The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to medical care provided on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.