H.R.5730 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to display in each prosthetic and orthotic clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs an Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] (Introduced 04/08/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/15/2008 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5730 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/08/2008)
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that an Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights is displayed prominently in each Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) prosthetic and orthotic clinic.
Includes in the Bill of Rights the right to: (1) access the highest quality prosthetic and orthotic care; (2) select the practitioner that best meets their prosthetic and orthotic needs; (3) timely and efficient prosthetic and orthotic care; and (4) transition and readjust to civilian life in an honorable manner, including by having ample access to vocational rehabilitation, employment programs, and housing assistance.