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H.R. 2223: Helping Homeless Veterans Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 10, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2223

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 10, 2019

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

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent certain programs that assist homeless veterans and other veterans with special needs, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Helping Homeless Veterans Act of 2019.

2.

Programs assisting homeless veterans and other veterans with special needs

(a)

Homeless veterans reintegration programs

Section 2021(e)(1) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(G)

$50,000,000 for each fiscal year after 2020.

.

(b)

Referral and counseling services for veterans at risk of homelessness who are transitioning from certain institutions

Section 2023 of such title is amended—

(1)

by striking subsection (d); and

(2)

by redesignating subsection (e) as subsection (d).

(c)

Treatment for seriously mentally ill and homeless veterans

Section 2031 of such title is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by striking (a); and

(2)

by striking subsection (b).

(d)

Housing assistance for homeless veterans

Section 2041 of such title is amended by striking subsection (c).

(e)

Financial assistance for supportive services for very low-Income veteran families in permanent housing

Section 2044(e)(1) of such title is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(H)

$380,000,000 for each fiscal year after fiscal year 2019.

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(f)

Grant program for homeless veterans with special needs

Section 2061(d)(1) of such title is amended—

(1)

by striking each of fiscal years 2007 through 2020 and inserting each fiscal year; and

(2)

by striking such.

(g)

Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans

Section 2066 of such title is amended by striking subsection (d).