Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House without amendment (07/24/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Honors the National Association of State Veterans Homes and the 119 state veterans homes providing long-term care to veterans.

Commends all individuals who work in, or on behalf of, state veterans homes for their contributions in caring for elderly and disabled veterans.

Recognizes the importance of the partnership between the states and the Department of Veterans Affairs in providing long-term care to veterans.

Affirms the support of Congress for continuation of the state homes program to address the known and anticipated needs of veterans for institutional long-term care services.