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H.R. 4140 (113th): Homeless Veterans with Children Act of 2014

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 4, 2014 (Introduced).


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4140

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 4, 2014

(for herself and Ms. Brownley of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem payments to eligible entities for furnishing care to dependents of certain homeless veterans, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Homeless Veterans with Children Act of 2014 .

2.

Authorization of per diem payments for furnishing care to dependents of certain homeless veterans

Subsection (a) of section 2012 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(4)

The Secretary may also provide per diem payments under this subsection to a grant recipient or eligible entity to furnish care for a dependent of a homeless veteran who is under the care of such homeless veteran while such homeless veteran receives services from the grant recipient or eligible entity.

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3.

Improvements to grant program for comprehensive service programs for homeless veterans

(a)

Modification of authority To provide capital improvement grants for programs that assist homeless veterans

Subsection (a) of section 2011 of title 38, United States Code, is amended, in the matter before paragraph (1)

(1)

by striking or modifying and inserting , modifying, or maintaining; and

(2)

by inserting privately, safely, and securely, before the following.

(b)

Requirement that recipients of grants meet physical privacy, safety, and security needs of homeless veterans

Subsection (f) of such section is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(6)

To meet the physical privacy, safety, and security needs of homeless veterans receiving services through the project.

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