Summary: H.R.5112 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/12/2002)

Veterans Emergency Assistance Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to States for programs to assist veterans and their spouses and dependents suffering financial hardship as a result of an emergency. Prohibits any State from receiving more than five percent of the total funds appropriated, or more than $1 million, in any fiscal year. Defines an emergency as an illness or accident resulting in interruption or loss of employment, a fire or other disaster resulting in loss of a residence, or another event or condition as determined by a State.