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H.R. 1816 (114th): Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act of 2015


The text of the bill below is as of May 19, 2015 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1816

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 19, 2015

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

AN ACT

To exclude from consideration as income under the United States Housing Act of 1937 payments of pension made under section 1521 of title 38, United States Code, to veterans who are in need of regular aid and attendance.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act of 2015.

2.

Exclusion from income

Paragraph (4) of section 3(b) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437a(b)(4)) is amended—

(1)

by striking and any amounts and inserting , any amounts;

(2)

by striking or any deferred and inserting , any deferred; and

(3)

by inserting after prospective monthly amounts the following: , and any expenses related to aid and attendance as detailed under section 1521 of title 38, United States Code.

3.

Limitation on awards and bonuses paid to employees of Department of Veterans Affairs

Section 705 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–146; 38 U.S.C. 703 note) is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: , except that the dollar amount limitation applicable under this section for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be such dollar amount as reduced by $10,000,000.

Passed the House of Representatives May 18, 2015.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk

Robert F. Reeves,

Deputy Clerk