H.R.5057 - Disabled Veterans Transition Assistance Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] (Introduced 09/09/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||09/10/2004 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1592) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5057 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/09/2004)
Disabled Veterans Transition Assistance Act of 2004 - Requires the Secretary of Defense to carry out a program to provide a support system for members of the Armed Forces who incur severe disabilities on or after September 11, 2001, including a system of advocacy and follow-up to assist those members to transition from military service to the civilian community.
Requires the Secretary to designate an executive agent to carry out the program throughout the Department of Defense and, in cooperation with the Secretary of Homeland Security, for members of the Coast Guard with severe disabilities.