H. R. 2708
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 25, 2017
Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico (for herself, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, and Mr. Cartwright) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to repeal the limitation on the number of veterans authorized to be enrolled in programs of independent living services and assistance administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
This Act may be cited as the
Veterans Independent Living Enhancement Act.
Repeal of limitation on number of veterans enrolled in programs of independent living services and assistance administered by the secretary of veterans affairs
Section 3120 of title 38, United States Code, is amended—
by striking subsection (e); and
by redesignating subsection (f) as subsection (e).
Subsection (a) of such section is amended by striking
subsection (f) and inserting
Report to congress
Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall submit to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives a plan to educate employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs whose responsibilities relate to vocational rehabilitation counseling or employment counseling about the benefits and appropriate use of the independent living services provided under section 3120 of title 38, United States Code.