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113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 2527


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 2, 2014

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


AN ACT

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide veterans with counseling and treatment for sexual trauma that occurred during inactive duty training.

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

SECTION 1. Counseling and treatment for sexual trauma occurring during inactive duty for training.

Section 1720D of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking “active duty or active duty for training” and inserting “active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training”; and

(2) in subsection (f)—

(A) by striking “this section, the” and inserting the following: “this section:

“(1) The”; and

(B) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(2) The term ‘veteran’, with respect to inactive duty training described in subsection (a)(1), also includes an individual who—

“(A) is not otherwise eligible for the benefits of this chapter; and

“(B) while serving in the reserve components of the Armed Forces, performed such inactive duty training but did not serve on active duty.”.

Passed the House of Representatives May 28, 2014.

    Attest: karen l. haas,   
    Clerk.