Text: H.R.2941 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

There is one version of the bill.

Bill text available as:

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (08/01/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2941

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain grants to assist nursing homes for veterans located on tribal lands.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
August 1, 2013

Mrs. Kirkpatrick (for herself, Mr. Cole, Mr. Cook, Ms. Titus, Mr. O’Rourke, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Barber, and Mr. Grijalva) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain grants to assist nursing homes for veterans located on tribal lands.

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

SECTION 1. Grants for State homes located on tribal lands.

(a) State home defined.—Section 101(19) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting “or federally recognized Indian tribe” after “(other than a possession)”.

(b) Payments to State homes.—Section 1741 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(g) In this subchapter, the term ‘State’ means each of the several States and each federally recognized Indian tribe.”.

(c) State home construction.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Section 8131(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting “includes each federally recognized Indian tribe but” before “does not”.

(2) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.—Section 8132 of such title is amended by striking “several”.