Summary: H.R.3522 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3522. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.