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S. 1759: Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 3, 2017 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

II

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1759

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 3, 2017

(for herself and Mr. Boozman) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend authorities relating to homeless veterans, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act of 2017.

2.

Extension of authorities relating to homeless veterans

(a)

Extension of authority for homeless veterans reintegration programs

Section 2021(e)(1)(F) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking 2017 and inserting 2018.

(b)

Extension of authority for homeless women veterans and homeless veterans with children reintegration program

Section 2021A(f)(1) of such title is amended by striking 2017 and inserting 2018.

(c)

Extension of authority To provide referral and counseling services for certain veterans at risk of homelessness

Section 2023(d) of such title is amended by striking September 30, 2017 and inserting September 30, 2018.

(d)

Extension of authority for treatment and rehabilitation services for seriously mentally ill and homeless veterans

(1)

General treatment

Section 2031(b) of such title is amended by striking September 30, 2017 and inserting September 30, 2018.

(2)

Additional services at certain locations

Section 2033(d) of such title is amended by striking September 30, 2017 and inserting September 30, 2018.

(e)

Extension of authority To provide housing assistance for homeless veterans

Section 2041(c) of such title is amended by striking September 30, 2017 and inserting September 30, 2018.

(f)

Extension of authority To provide financial assistance for supportive services for very low-Income veteran families in permanent housing

Section 2044(e)(1)(E) of such title is amended by striking 2017 and inserting 2018.

(g)

Extension of authority for grant program for homeless veterans with special needs

Section 2061(d)(1) of such title is amended by striking 2017 and inserting 2018.

(h)

Extension of authority for the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans

Section 2066(d) of such title is amended by striking December 31, 2017 and inserting December 31, 2018.