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HR 2874
7-30-07, House Agreed to Bill by Voice Vote
8-3-07, Referred to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

110th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2874

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 3, 2007

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT

To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the provision of health care to veterans, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. GRANTS FOR SUPPORT OF THERAPEUTIC READJUSTMENT PROGRAMS FOR VETERANS.

`Sec. 521A. Assistance to therapeutic readjustment programs

SEC. 3. TRANSPORTATION GRANTS FOR RURAL VETERANS SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS.

`Sec. 1709. Grants for provision of transportation to Department medical facilities for veterans in remote rural areas

SEC. 4. PERMANENT TREATMENT AUTHORITY FOR PARTICIPANTS IN DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL TESTING CONDUCTED BY DESERET TEST CENTER (INCLUDING PROJECT SHIPBOARD HAZARD AND DEFENSE).

SEC. 5. EXTENSION OF EXPIRING COLLECTIONS AUTHORITIES.

SEC. 6. READJUSTMENT AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR COVERED VETERANS.

`Sec. 1712C. Provision of readjustment counseling and mental health services for covered veterans

SEC. 7. EXPANSION AND EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR PROGRAM OF REFERRAL AND COUNSELING SERVICES FOR AT-RISK VETERANS TRANSITIONING FROM CERTAIN INSTITUTIONS.

`Sec. 2023. Referral and counseling services: veterans at risk of homelessness who are transitioning from certain institutions'.

SEC. 8. PERMANENT AUTHORITY FOR DOMICILIARY SERVICES FOR HOMELESS VETERANS AND ENHANCEMENT OF CAPACITY OF DOMICILIARY CARE PROGRAMS FOR FEMALE VETERANS.

SEC. 9. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VERY LOW-INCOME VETERAN FAMILIES IN PERMANENT HOUSING.

`Sec. 2044. Financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families residing in permanent housing

SEC. 10. EXPANSION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR DENTAL CARE.

SEC. 11. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.

Passed the House of Representatives July 30, 2007.

Attest:

LORRAINE C. MILLER,

Clerk.

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