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S. 1910: Major Medical Facility Authorization Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 23, 2021 (Preprint (Suspension)).


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                                                                       117TH CONGRESS
                                                                          1ST SESSION
                                                                                                               S. 1910
                                                                          To authorize major medical facility projects of the Department of Veterans
                                                                                                Affairs for fiscal year 2021.




                                                                                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
                                                                                                       MAY 27, 2021
                                                                        Mr. TESTER (for himself and Mr. MORAN) introduced the following bill; which
                                                                             was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs




                                                                                                                  A BILL
                                                                                    To authorize major medical facility projects of the
                                                                                   Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2021.

                                                                         1               Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
                                                                         2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
                                                                         3     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

                                                                         4               This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Major Medical Facility
                                                                         5 Authorization Act of 2021’’.
                                                                         6     SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION OF MAJOR MEDICAL FACILITY

                                                                         7                              PROJECTS OF DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS

                                                                         8                              AFFAIRS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021.
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                                                                         9               (a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary of Veterans Affairs
                                                                       10 may carry out the following major medical facility projects



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2 1 in fiscal year 2021 at the locations specified and in an 2 amount for each project not to exceed the amount speci- 3 fied for such location: 4 (1) Construction of an outpatient clinic and na- 5 tional cemetery in Alameda, California, in an 6 amount not to exceed $266,200,000. 7 (2) Construction of a new specialty care build- 8 ing 201 in American Lake, Washington, in an 9 amount not to exceed $110,600,000. 10 (3) Construction of a community living center 11 and renovation of domiciliary and outpatient facili- 12 ties in Canandaigua, New York, in an amount not 13 to exceed $383,741,000. 14 (4) Construction of a spinal cord injury center 15 in Dallas, Texas, in an amount not to exceed 16 $249,000,000. 17 (5) Realignment and closure of the Livermore 18 Campus in Livermore, California, in an amount not 19 to exceed $455,000,000. 20 (6) Seismic corrections to the mental health 21 and community living center in Long Beach, Cali- 22 fornia, in an amount not to exceed $367,300,000. 23 (7) Construction of a spinal cord injury build- pamtmann on DSKBC07HB2PROD with BILLS 24 ing with a community living center, including a •S 1910 IS VerDate Sep 11 2014 22:14 Jun 15, 2021 Jkt 019200 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6201 E:\BILLS\S1910.IS S1910
3 1 parking garage, in San Diego, California, in an 2 amount not to exceed $252,100,000. 3 (b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There is 4 authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Veterans 5 Affairs for fiscal year 2021 or the year in which funds 6 are appropriated for the Construction, Major Projects ac- 7 count, $2,083,941,000 for the projects authorized in sub- 8 section (a). Æ pamtmann on DSKBC07HB2PROD with BILLS •S 1910 IS VerDate Sep 11 2014 22:14 Jun 15, 2021 Jkt 019200 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6301 E:\BILLS\S1910.IS S1910