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Introduced in House (03/18/1997)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Enhanced-Use Leases of Department of Veterans

Affairs Real Property

Title II: Renaming Provisions

Title III: Codification of Prior Compensation Rate Increases

Title I: Enhanced-Use Leases of Department of Veterans Affairs Real Property - Extends through December 31, 2002, the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into enhanced-use leases of Department real property. Repeals a provision limiting the number of enhanced-use agreements in toto and during a fiscal year.

Title II: Renaming Provisions - Renames the: (1) United States Court of Veterans Appeals as the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims; (2) National Cemetery System of the Department as the National Cemetery Administration; and (3) position of Director of the National Cemetery System as the Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs. Provides for the initial appointment of such Assistant Secretary.

Title III: Codification of Prior Compensation Rate Increases - Codifies increases in the rates of: (1) veterans' disability compensation; (2) additional compensation for dependents; (3) the clothing allowance for certain disabled veterans; (4) dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) for surviving spouses and children; and (5) supplemental DIC for disabled adult children.