S.1028 - RAISE Family Caregivers Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 05/03/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions | House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/27/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1028 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (09/26/2017)
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 five years.