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Veterans Adapted Housing Expansion Act of 2003

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide specially adapted housing assistance to veterans with permanent and total service-connected disabilities due to the loss, or loss of use of both upper extremities such as to preclude use of the arms at and below the elbows.


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Date
06/26/2003Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
04/29/2004Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Benefits
03/24/2004Favorable Executive Comment Received from Veterans' Affairs.
07/24/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Benefits.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
06/26/2003Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/26/2003Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs06/26/2003 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Benefits07/24/2003 Referred to
04/29/2004 Hearings by

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Introduced in House (06/26/2003)

Veterans Adapted Housing Expansion Act of 2003 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide specially adapted housing assistance to veterans with permanent and total service-connected disabilities due to the loss, or loss of use of, both upper extremities so as to preclude use of the arms at or below the elbows.

Requires the Secretary to provide such assistance to veterans with permanent and total service-connected disabilities if the disability either: (1) is due to blindness in both eyes with 5/200 visual acuity or less; or (2) includes the anatomical loss, or loss of use of, both hands.