S.994 - Disabled Veterans Fairness Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 03/27/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/27/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|
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Summary: S.994 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/27/2007)
Disabled Veterans Fairness Act - Eliminates a $3 per round trip deductible charged by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in connection with the veterans beneficiary travel program (a program authorizing a travel allowance or reimbursement for beneficiaries providing transportation for veterans to obtain medical care).
Directs the Secretary, in determining the amount of such allowance or reimbursement, to use the mileage reimbursement rates for the use of privately owned vehicles by government employees traveling on official business.