H.R.3522 - Veterans Hardship Outreach for Priority Eights (HOPE) Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Space, Zachary T. [D-OH-18] (Introduced 07/31/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/11/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3522 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/31/2009)
Veterans Hardship Outreach for Priority Eights (HOPE) Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide grants and other assistance to states for the purpose of providing outreach to veterans who may be able to apply for a change in priority under the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) patient enrollment system due to hardship.
Requires priority for such grants and assistance be given to states with: (1) veteran populations of at least 500,000; and (2) unemployment rates exceeding the national average unemployment rate.
Sets a limit on the amount of such grants and assistance provided to any one state in any fiscal year.