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H.R. 1125: To amend the VA MISSION Act of 2018 to expand the veterans healing veterans medical access and scholarship program to include more students and schools.


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 18, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1125

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 18, 2021

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

A BILL

To amend the VA MISSION Act of 2018 to expand the veterans healing veterans medical access and scholarship program to include more students and schools.

1.

Veterans Healing Veterans Medical Access and Scholarship Program

Section 304 of the VA MISSION Act of 2018 (Public Law 115–182; 38 U.S.C. 7601 note) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by striking 18 eligible veterans and inserting 28 eligible veterans; and

(2)

in subsection (g)—

(A)

in the subsection heading, by striking Covered medical schools and inserting Definitions;

(B)

in paragraph (1), by redesignating subparagraphs (A) through (E) as clauses (i) through (v), respectively (and by moving such clauses two ems to the right);

(C)

by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (5) as subparagraphs (A) through (E), respectively (and by moving such subparagraphs two ems to the right);

(D)

by striking section, the term and inserting the following:

section:

(1)

Covered medical school

The term

; and

(E)

by adding at the end the following:

(F)

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

(G)

Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine.

(H)

San Juan Bautista School of Medicine.

(I)

Ponce Health Sciences University.

(J)

University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio.

(2)

State

The term State has the meaning given that term in section 101 of title 38, United States Code.

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