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      house Committees
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Health
    IntroducedApril 27th, 2009

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Title

Veterans Travel Equity Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the income eligibility and service-connected disability rating requirements for the veterans beneficiary travel program administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Summary

Veterans Travel Equity Act of 2009 - Prohibits the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, effective 90 days after the enactment of this Act, from imposing any income or pension eligibility requirement, or requiring any service-connected disability rating, in order for a veteran to be eligible for an allowance or reimbursement under the beneficiary travel program (a program authorizing a travel allowance or reimbursement for the transportation of veterans to obtain medical care).