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Text of the Veterans Travel Equity Act of 2009

This bill was introduced on April 27, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 27, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2127

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 27, 2009

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the income eligibility and service-connected disability rating requirements for the veterans beneficiary travel program administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans Travel Equity Act of 2009.

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Elimination of income eligibility and service-connected disability rating requirements for veterans beneficiary travel program

Section 111 of such title is amended by adding at the end the following:

(i)

Effective beginning on the 90th day following the date of enactment of this subsection, the Secretary may not impose any income or pension eligibility requirement, or require any service-connected disability rating, for a veteran to be eligible for an allowance or reimbursement under this section and shall eliminate any such requirements in effect before such 90th day.

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