H.R.1170 - To amend chapter 21 of title 38, United States Code, to establish a grant program to encourage the development of new assistive technologies for specially adapted housing.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3] (Introduced 02/25/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 111-109|
|Latest Action:||05/20/2009 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1170 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (05/19/2009)
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to encourage the development of new assistive technologies for specially adapted housing for disabled veterans. Limits grant amounts to $200,000 annually per recipient.
Provides that if a grant recipient is awarded a patent related to assistive technology developed with grant amounts, the Secretary shall retain no less than a 30% interest in the patent.
Provides grant funds. Terminates grant authority five years after the enactment of this Act.