H.R.5664 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to update at least once every six years the plans and specifications for specially adapted housing furnished to veterans by the Secretary.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-23] (Introduced 03/31/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 110-641|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/21/2008 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5664 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (05/20/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 15, 2008. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make available to veterans eligible for specially adapted housing assistance for disabled veterans, without cost to the veterans, a handbook containing appropriate designs for specially adapted housing.
Requires the Secretary, at least every six years, to update the handbook to take into account any new or unique disabilities, including vision impairments, impairments specific to the upper limbs, and burn injuries.