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      house Committees
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
      Economic Opportunity
    IntroducedJanuary 4th, 2013

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Title

Veterans Outreach Improvement Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the outreach activities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Summary

Veterans Outreach Improvement Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish, maintain, and modify as necessary procedures for ensuring the effective coordination of outreach activities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) between and among the Office of the Secretary, the Office of Public Affairs, the Veterans Health Administration, the Veterans Benefits Administration, and the National Cemetery Administration. Directs the Secretary to give priority to state and county outreach assistance in locations that: (1) have relatively large concentrations of veterans; or (2) are experiencing growth in veteran populations. Authorizes the Secretary to make grants to state or county veterans agencies for state and local outreach services.