S.1613 - A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, with respect to the provision of medical benefits and post and base exchange and commissary store privileges to certain former spouses of certain members or former members of the Armed Forces.98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Trible, Paul S., Jr. [R-VA] (Introduced 07/13/1983)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||07/13/1983 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.|
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Summary: S.1613 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/13/1983)
Amends the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) to extend medical benefits to former military spouses who were married at least 20 years to a member with at least 20 years of service when a minimum of ten years of such marriage and service coincide.
Grants medical benefits to a former spouse who has a disease or disability attributable to the nature or location of a member's or former member's military service. Limits the health care available to such former spouses to that necessary for the treatment of such a disease or disability.
Entitles such former spouses to post exchange and commissary privileges as well.
Applies this Act to all eligible former spouses, regardless of date of divorce.