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H.R. 3396 (113th): Veterans Health Care Stamp Act

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 30, 2013 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.



1st Session

H. R. 3396


October 30, 2013

(for himself, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Michaud, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Latta, Mr. Whitfield, Mr. Wittman, Mrs. Bustos, and Mr. Honda) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


To provide for the issuance of a Veterans Health Care Stamp.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans Health Care Stamp Act .


Veterans Health Care Stamp


In general

In order to afford a convenient way for members of the public to contribute to funding for the medical care and treatment of veterans, the United States Postal Service shall provide for the issuance and sale of a special postage stamp which shall be known as the Veterans Health Care Stamp.


Terms and conditions

The issuance and sale of the Veterans Health Care Stamp shall be governed by section 416 of title 39, United States Code (as last in effect, if expired), except that—


all amounts becoming available from the sale of the stamp shall be transferred to the Department of Veterans Affairs in accordance with section 416(d) of such title; and


the stamp—


shall be issued in time for Veterans Day of each year;


shall bear such illustration, depiction, design, or other image as the United States Postal Service shall determine; and


shall not be subject to any numerical limitation under section 416(e)(1)(C) of such title.