Text: H.R.2485 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/25/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2485

To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend programs assisting homeless veterans and other veterans with special needs, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 25, 2013

Ms. Brownley of California introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend programs assisting homeless veterans and other veterans with special needs, and for other purposes.

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 “Helping Homeless Veterans Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Extension of programs assisting homeless veterans and other veterans with special needs.

(a) Homeless veterans reintegration programs.—Section 2021(e)(1)(F) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking “2013” and inserting “2014”.

(b) Referral and counseling services for veterans at risk of homelessness who are transitioning from certain institutions.—Section 2023(d) of such title is amended by striking “2013” and inserting “2014”.

(c) Treatment for seriously mentally ill and homeless veterans.—Section 2031(b) of such title is amended by striking “2013” and inserting “2014”.

(d) Housing assistance for homeless veterans.—Section 2041(c) of such title is amended by striking “2013” and inserting “2014”.

(e) Financial assistance for supportive services for very low-Income veteran families in permanent housing.—Section 2044(e)(1) is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

“(F) $300,000,000 for fiscal year 2014.”.

(f) Grant program for homeless veterans with special needs.—Section 2061(d)(1) is amended by striking “2013” and inserting “2014”.

(g) Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans.—Section 2066(d) is amended by striking “2013” and inserting “2014”.