S. 2639 (110th): Assured Funding for Veterans Health Care Act

Feb 14, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Tim Johnson
Senator from South Dakota
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Last Updated
Feb 14, 2008
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2514 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 24, 2007


This bill was introduced on February 14, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 14, 2008
Referred to Committee Feb 14, 2008
Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an assured adequate level of funding for veterans health care.


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10 cosponsors (7D, 3R) (show)

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Assured Funding for Veterans Health Care Act - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to make available to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for programs, functions, and activities of the Veterans Health Administration for FY2008 130 percent of the amount obligated during FY2006. Adjusts the amount provided for fiscal years after FY2008 based on the number of enrolled veterans and the number of other persons eligible but not enrolled who are provided care, multiplied by the per capita baseline amount for FY2006, as increased by the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index. Prohibits the availability of such funds for:
(1) construction, acquisition, or alteration of veterans' medical facilities (other than for repairs provided for before the date of enactment of this Act); or
(2) grants for the construction of state home facilities for the furnishing of veterans' domiciliary, nursing home, and hospital care.

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