H. R. 2127
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 27, 2009
Mr. Souder introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Veterans Travel Equity Act of
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:
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.