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      house Committees
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Health
    IntroducedAugust 1st, 2013

What is it?

This bill would authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to assist nursing homes for veterans located on tribal lands. Defines "state homes" to include homes established by federally recognized Indian tribes for veterans who, by reason of disability, are incapable of earning a living. Would Require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay those tribes for the hospital, nursing home, domiciliary, and medical care they provide to veterans in those homes. Additionally, the bill would make those tribes eligible for grants from the Secretary for the construction of state homes.


Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain grants to assist nursing homes for veterans located on tribal lands.

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