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Introduced in House (03/04/2014)


113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4141


To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into enhanced-use leases for excess property of the National Cemetery Administration that is unsuitable for burial purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 4, 2014

Mr. Crenshaw (for himself, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. DeSantis, Mr. Yoho, and Mr. Mica) 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 enter into enhanced-use leases for excess property of the National Cemetery Administration that is unsuitable for burial purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Authority of Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into enhanced-use leases for excess property of the National Cemetery Administration that is unsuitable for burial purposes.

(a) In general.—Section 8162(a)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking “only for the provision” and all that follows through the period at the end and inserting “only if the lease is not inconsistent with and will not adversely affect the mission of the Department for—”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following new subparagraphs:

“(A) the provision of supportive housing; or

“(B) other purposes, only in the case of excess property of the National Cemetery Administration that is unsuitable for burial purposes.”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to a lease entered into after the date of the enactment of this Act.


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