H.R.1370 - Disabled Veterans Sports and Special Events Promotion Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-4] (Introduced 03/07/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/21/2007 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1370 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/07/2007)
Disabled Veterans Sports and Special Events Promotion Act of 2007 - Establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs an Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events, headed by a Director, to establish, carry out, and promote programs for the participation of disabled veterans in approved sporting and other events. Authorizes the Director to provide a monthly assistance allowance to service-connected disabled veterans participating in an event sanctioned by the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) or residing at a USOC training center.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the USOC to provide support and reimbursement for USOC expenditures for the military paralympic program.