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Text of A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transport individuals to ...

...transport individuals to and from facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with rehabilitation, counseling, examination,

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 5, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 455

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 5, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Begich, and Mr. Moran) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transport individuals to and from facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with rehabilitation, counseling, examination, treatment, and care, and for other purposes.

1.

Transportation of individuals to and from facilities of Department of Veterans Affairs

(a)

In general

Chapter 1 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 111 the following new section:

111A.

Transportation of individuals to and from Department facilities

(a)

Transportation by Secretary

The Secretary may transport any person to or from a Department facility or other place in connection with vocational rehabilitation, counseling required by the Secretary pursuant to chapter 34 or 35 of this title, or for the purpose of examination, treatment, or care.

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(b)

Conforming amendment

Subsection (h) of section 111 of such title is—

(1)

transferred to section 111A of such title, as added by subsection (a);

(2)

redesignated as subsection (b);

(3)

inserted after subsection (a) of such section; and

(4)

amended by inserting Transportation by third-Parties.— before The Secretary .

(c)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 1 of such title is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 111 the following new item:

111A. Transportation of individuals to and from Department facilities.

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