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      house Committees
      House Committee on Armed Services
      Military Personnel
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
      Health
    IntroducedOctober 30th, 2013

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Title

Streamlining Support for Veterans and Military Caregivers Act

Official Title

To amend titles 38 and 37, United States Code, to expand eligibility for certain caregiver services provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and to modify the Department of Defense special compensation program to make eligible members of the uniformed services with serious injuries or illnesses and to exempt payments of such compensation from taxation, and for other purposes.

Summary

Streamlining Support for Veterans and Military Caregivers Act - Expands the program of assistance and support services for caregivers of veterans to include all caregivers (currently allowed for family caregivers). Modifies the program of special compensation to members of the uniformed services for injuries and illness to allow such compensation for a serious injury or illness (currently allowed for a catastrophic injury or illness). Exempts payments of such compensation from taxation.