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H.R. 2527 (113th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide veterans with counseling and treatment for sexual trauma that occurred during inactive duty training.


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 2, 2014 (Referred to Senate Committee). The bill was not enacted into law.


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2527

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 2, 2014

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide veterans with counseling and treatment for sexual trauma that occurred during inactive duty training.

1.

Counseling and treatment for sexual trauma occurring during inactive duty for training

Section 1720D of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)(1), by striking active duty or active duty for training and inserting active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training; and

(2)

in subsection (f)—

(A)

by striking this section, the and inserting the following:

this section:

(1)

The

; and

(B)

by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(2)

The term veteran, with respect to inactive duty training described in subsection (a)(1), also includes an individual who—

(A)

is not otherwise eligible for the benefits of this chapter; and


(B)

while serving in the reserve components of the Armed Forces, performed such inactive duty training but did not serve on active duty.

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Passed the House of Representatives May 28, 2014.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.