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H.R. 3562: 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.

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

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.

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Sponsor and status

Jodey Arrington

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 7, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Jul 28, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 6, 2017

This bill passed in the House on November 6, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

34% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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Oct 12, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 2, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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Nov 6, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Nov 6, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3562 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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