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S. 1233 - Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury and Health Programs Improvement Act of 2007

Veterans. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans who has a stay for a TBI with individual plan for rehabilitation and reintegration. It would also establish a research, clinical care, and education program for TBI. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury and Health Programs Improvement Act of 2007

S. 1233 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans who has a stay for a TBI with individual plan for rehabilitation and reintegration. It would also establish a research, clinical care, and education program for TBI. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide and enhance intervention, rehabilitative treatment, and services to veterans with traumatic brain injury, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Act of 2007
  • Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury and Health Programs Improvement Act of 2007
Sponsor
Daniel Akaka
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Veterans
  • Afghanistan
  • Aged
  • Ambulatory care
  • Armed forces
  • Authorization
  • Blind
  • Brain
  • Budgets
  • Case management
  • Coinsurance
  • Colorado
  • Commemorations
  • Community health services
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Congressional tributes
  • Construction costs
  • Cost control
  • Counseling
  • Defense policy
  • Dental care
  • Disabled
  • Education
  • Ex-Members of Congress
  • Families
  • Federal aid to housing
  • Federal aid to transportation
  • Finance
  • Georgia
  • Head injuries
  • Higher education
  • History
  • Homeless
  • Hospital care
  • House of Representatives
  • Housing
  • Indian medical care
  • Iraq
  • Iraq compilation
  • Long-term care
  • Low-income housing
  • Medical education
  • Medical research
  • Medicine
  • Mental health services
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • Military dependents
  • Military operations
  • Minorities
  • Names
  • Neurology
  • Nursing homes
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pensions
  • Persian Gulf War
  • Physical therapy
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Quality of care
  • Quality of life
  • Research grants
  • Rural affairs
  • Rural health
  • Scholarships
  • Science policy
  • Social services
  • South Asia
  • Survivors' benefits
  • Terminal care
  • Transportation
  • Trauma care
  • Travel costs
  • Veterans' disability compensation
  • Veterans' education
  • Veterans' hospitals
  • Veterans' medical care
  • Veterans' pensions
  • Veterans' rehabilitation
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Welfare
  • Women
  • Women veterans
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Major Actions
Introduced4/26/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/26/2007
4/26/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
4/26/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5211)
Put on a legislative calendar6/27/2007Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
8/29/2007Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Reported by Senator Akaka under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/03/2007 with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 110-147. Supplemental views filed.
Put on a legislative calendar8/29/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 335.
9/20/2007Star Print ordered on the reported bill.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$515,981
$230,240
$746,221
$0
3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury and Health Programs Improvement Act of 2007

3 organizations supported this bill

Brain Injury Association of America
(n.d.). BIA USA word doc. Retrieved n.d., from .
Disabled American Veterans
(n.d.). Disabled American Veterans; "Statement of Joy L. Ilem before the committee of veteran affairs"; 5-23-2007. Retrieved n.d., from .
Vietnam Veterans of America
(n.d.). US Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs; "Testimony of Bernard Edelman, Deputy Director for Policy and Government Affairs, Vietnam Veterans of America"; 5 23 2007. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,750$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$12,050$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$36,249$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$1,750$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,849$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$20,743$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$12,000$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$2,200$0
Richard BurrRNC$22,166$0
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$7,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$9,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$1,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$7,350$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,700$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$45,580$0
Tom CoburnROK$1,866$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$20,900$0
Susan CollinsRME$7,300$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,950$0
John CornynRTX$1,210$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$850$0
Chris DoddDCT$15,000$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$2,050$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$1,750$0
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$10,375$0
John EnsignRNV$4,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$5,450$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,600$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$21,750$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$250$0
Tom HarkinDIA$10,350$0
Orrin HatchRUT$13,600$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,050$0
Jim InhofeROK$500$0
Dan InouyeDHI$4,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,750$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$9,000$0
Ted KennedyDMA$18,050$0
John KerryDMA$6,510$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,250$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$10,000$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$1,200$0
Carl LevinDMI$6,250$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,400$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$16,800$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$1,000$0
Mel MartinezRFL$5,700$0
John McCainRAZ$3,700$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,750$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$17,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$22,800$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$16,850$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,800$0
Barack ObamaDIL$5,500$0
Mark PryorDAR$500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$15,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,300$0
Ken SalazarDCO$15,792$0
Bernie SandersIVT$5,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$700$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$4,000$0
Gordon SmithROR$12,000$0
Olympia SnoweRME$2,250$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$33,563$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$5,700$0
Ted StevensRAK$6,650$0
John SununuRNH$8,850$0
Jon TesterDMT$2,200$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$12,666$0
David VitterRLA$8,466$0
George VoinovichROH$2,000$0
John WarnerRVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$22,436$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,750$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$12,050$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$36,249$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$1,750$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,849$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$20,743$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$12,000$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$2,200$0
Richard BurrRNC$22,166$0
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$7,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$9,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$1,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$7,350$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,700$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$45,580$0
Tom CoburnROK$1,866$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$20,900$0
Susan CollinsRME$7,300$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,950$0
John CornynRTX$1,210$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$850$0
Chris DoddDCT$15,000$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$2,050$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$1,750$0
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$10,375$0
John EnsignRNV$4,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$5,450$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,600$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$21,750$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$250$0
Tom HarkinDIA$10,350$0
Orrin HatchRUT$13,600$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,050$0
Jim InhofeROK$500$0
Dan InouyeDHI$4,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,750$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$9,000$0
Ted KennedyDMA$18,050$0
John KerryDMA$6,510$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,250$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$10,000$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$1,200$0
Carl LevinDMI$6,250$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,400$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$16,800$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$1,000$0
Mel MartinezRFL$5,700$0
John McCainRAZ$3,700$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,750$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$17,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$22,800$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$16,850$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,800$0
Barack ObamaDIL$5,500$0
Mark PryorDAR$500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$15,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,300$0
Ken SalazarDCO$15,792$0
Bernie SandersIVT$5,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$700$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$4,000$0
Gordon SmithROR$12,000$0
Olympia SnoweRME$2,250$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$33,563$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$5,700$0
Ted StevensRAK$6,650$0
John SununuRNH$8,850$0
Jon TesterDMT$2,200$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$12,666$0
David VitterRLA$8,466$0
George VoinovichROH$2,000$0
John WarnerRVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$22,436$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Military$230,240

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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