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H.R. 6161: To amend title 38, United States Code, to waive fees for Purple Heart recipients serving on active duty for loans guaranteed under the home loan program of Department of Veterans Affairs.

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 20, 2018 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6161

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 20, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to waive fees for Purple Heart recipients serving on active duty for loans guaranteed under the home loan program of Department of Veterans Affairs.

1.

Waiver of fees for Purple Heart recipients serving on active duty for loans guaranteed under home loan program of Department of Veterans Affairs

(a)

In general

Section 3729(c)(1) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by striking or from a surviving spouse and inserting , from a surviving spouse; and

(2)

by inserting before the period at the end the following: , or from a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who was awarded the Purple Heart.

(b)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to a loan guaranteed under section 3710 of title 38, United States Code, on or after January 1, 2019.