S.1188 - Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 05/18/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/18/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1188 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.