S.1719 - RAISE Family Caregivers Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 07/08/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions | House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||12/09/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1719 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (12/08/2015)
Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2015 or the RAISE Family Caregivers Act
(Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop, maintain, and periodically update a National Family Caregiving Strategy.
(Sec. 4) HHS shall convene a Family Caregiving Advisory Council to advise it on recognizing and supporting family caregivers.
(Sec. 5) This Act shall terminate on December 31, 2025.