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H.R. 1977: Veterans PARC Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 6, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1977

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 6, 2017

(for herself and Mr. Rutherford) 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 transport an individual employed at a medical facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs between a parking facility and the medical facility.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans Priority Access to Reliable Care Act of 2017 or the Veterans PARC Act of 2017.

2.

Transportation of an individual employed at a medical facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs between a parking facility and the medical facility

Section 8109(b) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (2), by striking and;

(2)

in paragraph (3) by striking the period and inserting ; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(4)

notwithstanding section 1344 of title 31, may use a passenger carrier (as that term is defined in section 1344 of title 31) to transport such an employee between a parking facility and the medical facility of the Department at which the employee works.

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