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H.R.1284: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for coverage under the beneficiary travel program of the Department of Veterans Affairs of certain disabled veterans for travel for certain special disabilities rehabilitation, and for other purposes.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||armed forces and national security|
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|Sponsor||Julia Brownley, D-Calif.|
|Total Cosponsors||20 (18 Democrats, 2 Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 20, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 21, 2013|
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Authorizes payment under the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) beneficiary travel program of travel expenses in connection with medical examination, treatment, or care of a veteran with vision impairment, a spinal cord injury or disorder, or double or multiple amputations whose travel is in connection with care provided through a VA special disabilities rehabilitation program, if such care is provided: (1) on an inpatient basis, or (2) while a veteran is provided temporary lodging at a VA facility in order to make such care more accessible.
Requires a report from the Secretary to the congressional veterans committees on the travel program.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 21, 2013||Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
|April 2, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|March 20, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|