Text: H.R.825 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/26/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 825


To exclude from consideration as income under the United States Housing Act of 1937 payments of pension made under section 1521 of title 38, United States Code, to veterans who are in need of regular aid and attendance.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 26, 2013

Mr. Heck of Nevada (for himself, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Cramer, Mrs. Capito, Ms. Brownley of California, Mrs. Kirkpatrick, Mr. Renacci, Mr. Barber, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Gardner, and Mr. Carney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To exclude from consideration as income under the United States Housing Act of 1937 payments of pension made under section 1521 of title 38, United States Code, to veterans who are in need of regular aid and attendance.

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 “Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Exclusion from income.

Paragraph (4) of section 3(b) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437a(b)(4)) is amended—

(1) by striking “and any amounts” and inserting “, any amounts”;

(2) by striking “or any deferred” and inserting “, any deferred”; and

(3) by inserting after “prospective monthly amounts” the following: “, and any expenses related to aid and attendance as detailed under section 1521 of title 38, United States Code”.