About the bill
H.R. 3562 would allow employees from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Home Loan Service tasked with implementing the Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) benefit to also be tasked with providing home adaption to eligible veterans enrolled in the VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E;) program. Most of these veterans would fall under VR&E;’s independent living track (meaning they are severely disabled) and home adaptions would be limited to the current SAH cap of $77,307 unless the veteran can demonstrate the need for more investment.
The VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E;) program provides assistance to veterans whose disabilities prevent them from work, including the cost of modifying veterans’ homes to enable them to live independently. VR&E; has counselors to offer specialized home adaptions to veterans ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 17, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 1, 2018
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 1, 2018.
H.R. 3562 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish assistance for adaptations of residences of veterans in rehabilitation programs under chapter 31 of such title, and for other purposes, Pub. L. No. 115-177, H.R. 3562, 115th Cong. (2018).
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