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      Senate Committee on Armed Services
    IntroducedJune 23rd, 2009

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Title

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to provide for the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in Lake County, Illinois, and for other purposes.

Summary

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Defense (Secretary) to execute an executive agreement for use by the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) of: (1) a new Navy ambulatory care center, parking structure, and supporting structures and facilities in North Chicago and Great Lakes, Illinois; and (2) related medical personal property and equipment. Authorizes the Secretary to transfer to the Secretary of the VA jurisdiction over the center, structures, facilities, and property and equipment covered by the agreement. Designates the transferred center, structures, and facilities as the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (Center). Provides a reversionary interest to the Secretary if the property is not used in accordance with the agreement or in the event of lack of facilities integration. Authorizes the Secretary and the Secretary of the Navy to transfer to the Secretary of the VA functions necessary for Center operation. Authorizes the DOD-VA Health-Care Resources Sharing Committee to provide for the joint funding of the Center in accordance with this Act. Establishes the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Fund to fund the Center's operations. Requires an annual review of such Fund for at least three years after this Act's enactment. Deems the Center a military facility for purposes of the eligibility of members of the Armed Forces to receive care and services there. Extends through FY2015 a joint DOD-VA program to identify, implement, and evaluate creative health care coordination and sharing initiatives at the facility, intraregional, and nationwide levels.

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