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HR 3562

Title: To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish assistance for adaptations of residences of veterans in rehabilitation programs under chapter 31 of such title, and for other purposes.
Author: Rep. Jodey Arrington (REP-TX)

Summary
...This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to assist a veteran with a service-connected disability who is in the vocational rehabilitation and employment program to acquire necessary residential adaptations. Such assistance may not be provided if it would result in a duplication of benefits.</p> <p>The aggregate amount of assistance available to a veteran may not exceed $77,307. The VA may waive this limitation if necessary for a veteran's rehabilitation program. The VA shall: (1) increase assistance limits annually, and (2) submit a biennial report on the use of such waiver authority. </p> <p>The VA is not required to provide mortgage life insurance to an individual under the age of 70 with a service-connected disability who receives adaptive residential assistance under ...

Status
Introduced in House 07/28/2017
Introduced in House 07/28/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 07/28/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. 07/28/2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 10/12/2017
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote. 10/12/2017
Reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-386. 11/06/2017
Reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-386. 11/06/2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 283. 11/06/2017
Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. 11/06/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8502-8504) 11/06/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3562. 11/06/2017
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 11/06/2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8509) 11/06/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 - 0 (Roll no. 607).(text: CR H8502-8503) 11/06/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 - 0 (Roll no. 607). (text: CR H8502-8503) 11/06/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 11/06/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 11/07/2017
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S2732) 05/16/2018
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2732) 05/16/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. 05/16/2018
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. 05/16/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 05/17/2018
Presented to President. 05/21/2018
Presented to President. 05/21/2018
Signed by President. 06/01/2018
Signed by President. 06/01/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-177. 06/01/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-177. 06/01/2018

Bill Text
05/18/2018 - HR 3562 (Enrolled+Bill)
11/07/2017 - HR 3562 (Referred+in+Senate)
11/06/2017 - HR 3562 (Reported+in+House)
07/28/2017 - HR 3562 (Engrossed+in+House)
07/28/2017 - HR 3562 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX)
    U.S. Representative

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