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Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care.

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05/18/2017Introduced in Senate

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05/18/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]* 05/18/2017
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] 06/14/2017
Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] 11/08/2017

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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions05/18/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (05/18/2017)

Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2017

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend lifespan respite care programs (services for family caregivers of children and adults with special needs) through FY2022.

Each state agency awarded a grant or cooperative agreement for lifespan respite care must collect, maintain, and report to the Department of Health and Human Services data and records to enable monitoring and evaluation of the lifespan programs and activities.