S.3308 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the furnishing of benefits for homeless veterans who are women or who have dependents, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Introduced 06/18/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/27/2012 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 112-668. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3308 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/18/2012)
Allows services for which a homeless veteran receives a grant under the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) comprehensive service programs to include furnishing care for a dependent.
Requires at least 15% of the total amount of grants awarded under the programs to be expended for a grant program for homeless veterans with special needs. Extends the special needs program permanently (under current law, terminates at the end of FY2013).