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Text of the Hudson Valley VA Health Care System Campus Protection Act

This bill was introduced on July 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 26, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2642

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 26, 2011

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

A BILL

To prohibit the disposal of certain Department of Veterans Affairs land and improvements in the Hudson Valley Healthcare System.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Hudson Valley VA Health Care System Campus Protection Act.

2.

Prohibition on disposal of certain Department of Veterans Affairs land and improvements in the Hudson Valley Healthcare System

(a)

Montrose VAMC

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may not declare as excess to the needs of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Healthcare System (hereinafter referred to as the Montrose VAMC) or otherwise take any action to lease, sell, exchange, trade, auction, transfer, or otherwise dispose of, or reduce the acreage of, Federal land and improvements at the Montrose VAMC, consisting of approximately 184 acres of land located at 2094 Albany Post Road, Montrose, New York.

(b)

Castle Point

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may not declare as excess to the needs of the Castle Point Campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Healthcare System or otherwise take any action to lease, sell, exchange, trade, auction, transfer, or otherwise dispose of, or reduce the acreage of, Federal land and improvements at the Castle Point Campus located at Route 9D, Castle Point, New York.

(c)

Conforming amendment

Section 8162(c)(1) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting , section 2 (a) and (b) of the Hudson Valley VA Health Care System Campus Protection Act, after section 421(b)(2) of the Veterans’ Benefits and Services Act of 1988 (Public Law 100–322; 102 Stat. 553).