H.R.3759 - RAISE Family Caregivers Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] (Introduced 09/13/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce | Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||01/22/2018 Became Public Law No: 115-119. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3759 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 115-119 (01/22/2018)
(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on December 18, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2017 or the RAISE Family Caregivers Act
(Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and make publicly available a National Family Caregiving Strategy that identifies recommended actions for recognizing and supporting family caregivers in a manner that reflects their diverse needs.
(Sec. 4) HHS shall convene a Family Caregiving Advisory Council to advise the department on recognizing and supporting family caregivers.
(Sec. 6) The council shall terminate after three years.