Text: H.R.3895 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/03/2012)


112th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 3895

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to clarify that all veterans programs are exempt from sequestration.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 3, 2012

Mr. Miller of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget


A BILL

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to clarify that all veterans programs are exempt from sequestration.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protect VA Healthcare Act of 2012”.

SEC. 2. Clarification of exemption for all veterans programs.

(a) In general.—Section 256(e)(2) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 is amended by striking subparagraph (E) (relating to veterans’ medical care).

(b) Conforming amendment.—The subsection heading of section 256(e) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 is amended by striking the comma after “centers” and by striking “and veterans’ medical care”.