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     DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS EXPIRING AUTHORITIES ACT OF 2015

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Public Law 114-58
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain expiring 
provisions of law administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and 
       for other purposes. <<NOTE: Sept. 30, 2015 -  [S. 2082]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Department of 
Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2015. 38 USC 101 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Department of 
Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2015''.
    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
Sec. 2. References to title 38, United States Code.
Sec. 3. Scoring of budgetary effects.

        TITLE I--EXTENSIONS OF AUTHORITY RELATING TO HEALTH CARE

Sec. 101. Extension of authority for collection of copayments for 
           hospital care and nursing home care.
Sec. 102. Extension of requirement to provide nursing home care to 
           certain veterans with service-connected disabilities.
Sec. 103. Extension of authorization of appropriations for assistance 
           and support services for caregivers.
Sec. 104. Extension of authority for recovery from third parties of cost 
           of care and services furnished to veterans with health-plan 
           contracts for non-service-connected disability.
Sec. 105. Extension of authority for pilot program on assistance for 
           child care for certain veterans receiving health care.
Sec. 106. Extension of authority to make grants to veterans service 
           organizations for transportation of highly rural veterans.
Sec. 107. Extension of authority for DOD-VA Health Care Sharing 
           Incentive Fund.
Sec. 108. Extension of authority for joint Department of Defense-
           Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Demonstration 
           Fund.
Sec. 109. Extension of authority for pilot program on counseling in 
           retreat settings for women veterans newly separated from 
           service.

         TITLE II--EXTENSIONS OF AUTHORITY RELATING TO BENEFITS

Sec. 201. Extension of authority for the Veterans' Advisory Committee on 
           Education.
Sec. 202. Extension of authority for calculating net value of real 
           property at time of foreclosure.
Sec. 203. Extension of authority relating to vendee loans.
Sec. 204. Extension of authority to provide rehabilitation and 
           vocational benefits to members of the Armed Forces with 
           severe injuries or illnesses.

       TITLE III--EXTENSIONS OF AUTHORITY RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS

Sec. 301. Extension of authority for homeless veterans reintegration 
           programs.
Sec. 302. Extension of authority for homeless women veterans and 
           homeless veterans with children reintegration program.
Sec. 303. Extension of authority to provide housing assistance for 
           homeless veterans.
Sec. 304. Extension of authority to provide financial assistance for 
           supportive services for very low-income veteran families in 
           permanent housing.

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Sec. 305. Extension of authority for grant program for homeless veterans 
           with special needs.
Sec. 306. Extension of authority for the Advisory Committee on Homeless 
           Veterans.
Sec. 307. Extension of authority for treatment and rehabilitation 
           services for seriously mentally ill and homeless veterans.
Sec. 308. Extension of authority to provide referral and counseling 
           services for certain veterans at risk of homelessness.

        TITLE IV--OTHER EXTENSIONS AND MODIFICATIONS OF AUTHORITY

Sec. 401. Extension of authority for transportation of individuals to 
           and from Department facilities.
Sec. 402. Extension of authority for monthly assistance allowances under 
           the Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special 
           Events.
Sec. 403. Extension of authority for operation of the Department of 
           Veterans Affairs regional office in Manila, the Republic of 
           the Philippines.
Sec. 404. Extension of requirement to provide reports to Congress 
           regarding equitable relief in the case of administrative 
           error.
Sec. 405. Extension of authorization of appropriations for adaptive 
           sports programs for disabled veterans and members of the 
           Armed Forces.
Sec. 406. Extension of authority for Advisory Committee on Minority 
           Veterans.
Sec. 407. Extension of authority for temporary expansion of eligibility 
           for specially adapted housing assistance for certain veterans 
           with disabilities causing difficulty ambulating.
Sec. 408. Extension of authority to enter into agreement with the 
           National Academy of Sciences regarding associations between 
           diseases and exposure to dioxin and other chemical compounds 
           in herbicides.
Sec. 409. Extension of authority for performance of medical disabilities 
           examinations by contract physicians.
Sec. 410. Restoration of prior reporting fee multipliers.
Sec. 411. Extension of requirement for annual report on Department of 
           Defense-Department of Veterans Affairs Interagency Program 
           Office.
Sec. 412. Modification of authorization of fiscal year 2008 major 
           medical facility project at Department medical center in 
           Tampa, Florida.
Sec. 413. Authorization of major medical facility projects.

     TITLE V--MATTERS RELATING TO MEDICAL FACILITY PROJECT IN DENVER

Sec. 501. Increase in authorization for Department of Veterans Affairs 
           medical facility project previously authorized.
Sec. 502. Project management of super construction projects.

                         TITLE VI--OTHER MATTERS

Sec. 601. Technical and clerical amendments.

SEC. 2. REFERENCES TO TITLE 38, UNITED STATES CODE.

    Except as otherwise expressly provided, whenever in this Act an 
amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal 
of, a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to 
be made to a section or other provision of title 38, United States Code.
SEC. 3. SCORING OF BUDGETARY EFFECTS.

    The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with 
the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by 
reference to the latest statement titled ``Budgetary Effects of PAYGO 
Legislation'' for this Act, submitted for printing in the Congressional 
Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, provided that such 
statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.

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        TITLE I--EXTENSIONS OF AUTHORITY RELATING TO HEALTH CARE

SEC. 101. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR COLLECTION OF COPAYMENTS FOR 
                        HOSPITAL CARE AND NURSING HOME CARE.

    Section 1710(f)(2)(B) <<NOTE: 38 USC 1710.>>  is amended by striking 
``September 30, 2015'' and inserting ``September 30, 2016''.
SEC. 102. EXTENSION OF REQUIREMENT TO PROVIDE NURSING HOME CARE TO 
                        CERTAIN VETERANS WITH SERVICE-CONNECTED 
                        DISABILITIES.

    Section 1710A(d) is amended by striking ``December 31, 2015'' and 
inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
SEC. 103. EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR 
                        ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT SERVICES FOR 
                        CAREGIVERS.

    Section 1720G(e) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``and'';
            (2) in paragraph (2), by striking the period at the end and 
        inserting ``; and''; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
            ``(3) $625,000,000 for fiscal year 2016.''.
SEC. 104. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR RECOVERY FROM THIRD PARTIES 
                        OF COST OF CARE AND SERVICES FURNISHED TO 
                        VETERANS WITH HEALTH-PLAN CONTRACTS FOR 
                        NON-SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY.

    Section 1729(a)(2)(E) is amended, in the matter preceding clause 
(i), by striking ``October 1, 2015'' and inserting ``October 1, 2016''.
SEC. 105. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR PILOT PROGRAM ON ASSISTANCE 
                        FOR CHILD CARE FOR CERTAIN VETERANS 
                        RECEIVING HEALTH CARE.

    (a) Extension of Authority.--Subsection (e) of section 205 of the 
Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 (Public Law 
111-163; 124 Stat. 1144; 38 U.S.C. 1710 note) is amended by striking 
``December 31, 2015'' and inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
    (b) Authorization of Appropriations.--Subsection (h) of such section 
is amended by striking ``and 2015'' and inserting ``, 2015, and 2016''.
SEC. 106. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO MAKE GRANTS TO VETERANS 
                        SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS FOR TRANSPORTATION 
                        OF HIGHLY RURAL VETERANS.

    Section 307(d) of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health 
Services Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-163; 124 Stat. 1154; 38 U.S.C. 1710 
note) is amended by striking ``2015'' and inserting ``2016''.
SEC. 107. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR DOD-VA HEALTH CARE SHARING 
                        INCENTIVE FUND.

    Section 8111(d)(3) is amended by striking ``September 30, 2015'' and 
inserting ``September 30, 2016''.

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SEC. 108. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR JOINT DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE-
                        DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL 
                        FACILITY DEMONSTRATION FUND.

    Section 1704(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 
Year 2010 (Public Law 111-84; 123 Stat. 2573), as amended by section 722 
of the Carl Levin and Howard P. ``Buck'' McKeon National Defense 
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (Public Law 113-291;128 Stat. 
3417), is amended by striking ``September 30, 2016'' and inserting 
``September 30, 2017''.
SEC. 109. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR PILOT PROGRAM ON COUNSELING 
                        IN RETREAT SETTINGS FOR WOMEN VETERANS 
                        NEWLY SEPARATED FROM SERVICE.

    (a) Extension.--Subsection (d) of section 203 of the Caregivers and 
Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-163; 124 
Stat. 1143) <<NOTE: 38 USC 1712A note.>>  is amended by striking 
``December 31, 2015'' and inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
    (b) Authorization of Appropriations.--Subsection (f) of such section 
is amended by striking ``and 2015'' and inserting ``2015, and 2016''.

         TITLE II--EXTENSIONS OF AUTHORITY RELATING TO BENEFITS

SEC. 201. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR THE VETERANS' ADVISORY 
                        COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION.

    Section 3692(c) <<NOTE: 38 USC 3692.>>  is amended by striking 
``December 31, 2015'' and inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
SEC. 202. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR CALCULATING NET VALUE OF REAL 
                        PROPERTY AT TIME OF FORECLOSURE.

    Section 3732(c)(11) is amended by striking ``October 1, 2015'' and 
inserting ``October 1, 2016''.
SEC. 203. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY RELATING TO VENDEE LOANS.

    Section 3733(a)(7) is amended--
            (1) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking 
        ``September 30, 2015'' and inserting ``September 30, 2016''; and
            (2) in subparagraph (C), by striking ``September 30, 2015,'' 
        and inserting ``September 30, 2016,''.
SEC. 204. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE REHABILITATION AND 
                        VOCATIONAL BENEFITS TO MEMBERS OF THE 
                        ARMED FORCES WITH SEVERE INJURIES OR 
                        ILLNESSES.

    Section 1631(b)(2) of the Wounded Warrior Act (title XVI of Public 
Law 110-181; 122 Stat. 458; 10 U.S.C. 1071 note) is amended by striking 
``December 31, 2015'' and inserting ``December 31, 2016''.

       TITLE III--EXTENSIONS OF AUTHORITY RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS

SEC. 301. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR HOMELESS VETERANS 
                        REINTEGRATION PROGRAMS.

    Section 2021(e)(1)(F) is amended by striking ``2015'' and inserting 
``2016''.

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SEC. 302. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR HOMELESS WOMEN VETERANS AND 
                        HOMELESS VETERANS WITH CHILDREN 
                        REINTEGRATION PROGRAM.

    Section 2021A(f)(1) <<NOTE: 38 USC 2021A.>>  is amended by striking 
``2015'' and inserting ``2016''.
SEC. 303. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE HOUSING ASSISTANCE FOR 
                        HOMELESS VETERANS.

    Section 2041(c) is amended by striking ``September 30, 2015'' and 
inserting ``September 30, 2016''.
SEC. 304. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE 
                        FOR SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VERY LOW-
                        INCOME VETERAN FAMILIES IN PERMANENT 
                        HOUSING.

    Section 2044(e)(1)(E) is amended by striking ``fiscal years 2013 
through 2015'' and inserting ``fiscal years 2015 through 2016''.
SEC. 305. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR GRANT PROGRAM FOR HOMELESS 
                        VETERANS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.

    Section 2061(d)(1) is amended by striking ``2015'' and inserting 
``2016''.
SEC. 306. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON 
                        HOMELESS VETERANS.

    Section 2066(d) is amended by striking ``December 31, 2015'' and 
inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
SEC. 307. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION 
                        SERVICES FOR SERIOUSLY MENTALLY ILL AND 
                        HOMELESS VETERANS.

    (a) General Treatment.--Section 2031(b) is amended by striking 
``September 30, 2015'' and inserting ``September 30, 2016''.
    (b) Additional Services at Certain Locations.--Section 2033(d) is 
amended by striking ``September 30, 2015'' and inserting ``September 30, 
2016''.
SEC. 308. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE REFERRAL AND 
                        COUNSELING SERVICES FOR CERTAIN VETERANS 
                        AT RISK OF HOMELESSNESS.

    Section 2023(d) is amended by striking ``September 30, 2015'' and 
inserting ``September 30, 2016''.

        TITLE IV--OTHER EXTENSIONS AND MODIFICATIONS OF AUTHORITY

SEC. 401. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR TRANSPORTATION OF INDIVIDUALS 
                        TO AND FROM DEPARTMENT FACILITIES.

    Section 111A(a)(2) is amended by striking ``December 31, 2015'' and 
inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
SEC. 402. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR MONTHLY ASSISTANCE ALLOWANCES 
                        UNDER THE OFFICE OF NATIONAL VETERANS 
                        SPORTS PROGRAMS AND SPECIAL EVENTS.

    Section 322(d)(4) is amended by striking ``2015'' and inserting 
``2016''.

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SEC. 403. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT 
                        OF VETERANS AFFAIRS REGIONAL OFFICE IN 
                        MANILA, THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.

    Section 315(b) <<NOTE: 38 USC 315.>>  is amended by striking 
``September 30, 2015'' and inserting ``September 30, 2016''.
SEC. 404. EXTENSION OF REQUIREMENT TO PROVIDE REPORTS TO CONGRESS 
                        REGARDING EQUITABLE RELIEF IN THE CASE OF 
                        ADMINISTRATIVE ERROR.

    Section 503(c) is amended by striking ``December 31, 2015'' and 
inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
SEC. 405. EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR 
                        ADAPTIVE SPORTS PROGRAMS FOR DISABLED 
                        VETERANS AND MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

    Section 521A(g)(1) is amended by striking ``2015'' and inserting 
``2016''.
SEC. 406. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON 
                        MINORITY VETERANS.

    Section 544(e) is amended by striking ``December 31, 2015'' and 
inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
SEC. 407. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF 
                        ELIGIBILITY FOR SPECIALLY ADAPTED HOUSING 
                        ASSISTANCE FOR CERTAIN VETERANS WITH 
                        DISABILITIES CAUSING DIFFICULTY 
                        AMBULATING.

    Section 2101(a)(4) is amended--
            (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``September 30, 2015'' 
        and inserting ``September 30, 2016''; and
            (2) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``each of fiscal years 
        2014 and 2015'' and inserting ``each of fiscal years 2014 
        through 2016''.
SEC. 408. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITH THE 
                        NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES REGARDING 
                        ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN DISEASES AND EXPOSURE 
                        TO DIOXIN AND OTHER CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS IN 
                        HERBICIDES.

    Section 3(i) of the Agent Orange Act of 1991 (Public Law 102-4; 38 
U.S.C. 1116 note) is amended by striking ``December 31, 2015'' and 
inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
SEC. 409. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR PERFORMANCE OF MEDICAL 
                        DISABILITIES EXAMINATIONS BY CONTRACT 
                        PHYSICIANS.

    Subsection (c) of section 704 of the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003 
(38 U.S.C. 5101 note) is amended by striking ``December 31, 2015'' and 
inserting ``December 31, 2016''.
SEC. 410. RESTORATION OF PRIOR REPORTING FEE MULTIPLIERS.

    Section 406 of the Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring 
Authorities Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-175; 38 U.S.C. 3684 note) is 
amended by striking ``one-year'' and inserting ``two-year''.

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SEC. 411. EXTENSION OF REQUIREMENT FOR ANNUAL REPORT ON DEPARTMENT 
                        OF DEFENSE-DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 
                        INTERAGENCY PROGRAM OFFICE.

    Section 1635(h)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for 
Fiscal Year 2008 (Public Law 110-181; 10 U.S.C. 1071 note) is amended by 
striking ``2015'' and inserting ``2016''.
SEC. 412. MODIFICATION OF AUTHORIZATION OF FISCAL YEAR 2008 MAJOR 
                        MEDICAL FACILITY PROJECT AT DEPARTMENT 
                        MEDICAL CENTER IN TAMPA, FLORIDA.

    (a) Modification of Authorization.--In chapter 3 of the Supplemental 
Appropriations Act, 2008 (Public Law 110-252; 122 Stat. 2326), in the 
matter under the heading ``Department of Veterans Affairs-Departmental 
Administration-Construction, Major Projects'', after ``Five Year Capital 
Plan'' insert the following: ``and for constructing a new bed tower at 
the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Tampa, Florida, in 
lieu of providing bed tower upgrades at such medical center''.
    (b) Emergency Designation.--
            (1) In general.--Subsection (a) is designated as an 
        emergency requirement pursuant to section 4(g) of the Statutory 
        Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 (2 U.S.C. 933(g)).
            (2) Designation in senate.--In the Senate, subsection (a) is 
        designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 
        403(a) of S. Con. Res. 13 (111th Congress), the concurrent 
        resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2010.
SEC. 413. AUTHORIZATION OF MAJOR MEDICAL FACILITY PROJECTS.

    (a) Authorization.--The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may carry out 
the following major medical facility projects, with each project to be 
carried out in an amount not to exceed the amount specified for that 
project:
            (1) Construction of a community living center, outpatient 
        clinic, renovated domiciliary, and renovation of existing 
        buildings in Canandaigua, New York, in an amount not to exceed 
        $158,980,000.
            (2) Seismic corrections to the mental health and community 
        living center in Long Beach, California, in an amount not to 
        exceed $126,100,000.
            (3) Seismic correction of 12 buildings in West Los Angeles, 
        California, in an amount not to exceed $70,500,000.
            (4) Construction of a spinal cord injury building and 
        seismic corrections in San Diego, California, in an amount not 
        to exceed $205,840,000.

    (b) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is authorized to be 
appropriated to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2015 
or the year in which funds are appropriated for the Construction, Major 
Projects, account, a total of $561,420,000 for the projects authorized 
in subsection (a).
    (c) Limitation.--The projects authorized under this section may only 
be carried out using--
            (1) funds appropriated for fiscal year 2015 pursuant to the 
        authorization of appropriations in subsection (b);
            (2) funds available for Construction, Major Projects for a 
        fiscal year before fiscal year 2015 that remain available for 
        obligation;

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            (3) funds available for Construction, Major Projects, for a 
        fiscal year after fiscal year 2015 that remain available for 
        obligation;
            (4) funds appropriated for Construction, Major Projects, for 
        fiscal year 2015 for a category of activity not specific to a 
        project;
            (5) funds appropriated for Construction, Major Projects, for 
        a fiscal year before 2015 for a category of activity not 
        specific to a project; and
            (6) funds appropriated for Construction, Major Projects, for 
        a fiscal year after 2015 for a category of activity not specific 
        to a project.

     TITLE V--MATTERS RELATING TO MEDICAL FACILITY PROJECT IN DENVER

SEC. 501. INCREASE IN AUTHORIZATION FOR DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS 
                        AFFAIRS MEDICAL FACILITY PROJECT 
                        PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED.

    (a) In General.--Section 2(a) of the Construction Authorization and 
Choice Improvement Act (Public Law 114-19; 129 Stat. 215), as amended by 
section 1 of Public Law 114-25, is further amended by striking 
``$1,050,000,000'' and inserting ``$1,675,000,000''.
    (b) Sense of Congress.--It is the sense of Congress that the 
Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2016 authorizes the Secretary of 
Veterans Affairs to transfer discretionary unobligated balances 
appropriated for fiscal year 2015 and discretionary advance 
appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to fund the increase under 
subsection (a) of the authorization to carry out the medical facility 
construction project in Denver, Colorado, specified in section 2 of the 
Construction Authorization and Choice Improvement Act (Public Law 114-
19; 129 Stat. 215).
    (c) Prohibition on Transfer of Certain Amounts.--The Secretary may 
not transfer any amounts from the Veterans Choice Fund established under 
section 802 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 
2014 (Public Law 113-146; 38 U.S.C. 1701 note) to fund the increase 
under subsection (a) of the authorization to carry out the medical 
facility construction project described in subsection (b).
SEC. 502. PROJECT MANAGEMENT OF SUPER CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.

    (a) In General.--Section 8103 of title 38, United States Code, is 
amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
    ``(e)(1) <<NOTE: Contracts.>>  In the case of any super construction 
project, the Secretary shall enter into an agreement with an appropriate 
non-Department Federal entity to provide full project management 
services for the super construction project, including management over 
the project design, acquisition, construction, and contract changes.

    ``(2) <<NOTE: Reimbursement.>>  An agreement entered into under 
paragraph (1) with a Federal entity shall provide that the Secretary 
shall reimburse the Federal entity for all costs associated with the 
provision of project management services under the agreement.

    ``(3) <<NOTE: Definition.>>  In this subsection, the term `super 
construction project' means a project for the construction, alteration, 
or acquisition of

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a medical facility involving a total expenditure of more than 
$100,000,000.''.

    (b) <<NOTE: 38 USC 8103 note.>>  Application.--The amendment made by 
subsection (a) shall apply with respect to the following:
            (1) The medical facility construction project in Denver, 
        Colorado, specified in section 2 of the Construction 
        Authorization and Choice Improvement Act (Public Law 114-19; 129 
        Stat. 215).
            (2) Any super construction project (as defined in section 
        8103(e)(3) of title 38, United States Code, as added by 
        subsection (a)) that is authorized on or after the date of the 
        enactment of this Act.

                         TITLE VI--OTHER MATTERS

SEC. 601. TECHNICAL AND CLERICAL AMENDMENTS.

    Title 38, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) <<NOTE: 38 USC 111.>>  in section 111(b)--
                    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking ``subsection 
                (g)(2)(A)'' and inserting ``subsection (g)(2)''; and
                    (B) in paragraph (3)(C), by striking ``(42 U.S.C. 
                1395(l))'' and inserting ``(42 U.S.C. 1395m(l))'';
            (2) in the table of sections at the beginning of chapter 5 
        of such title, by striking the item relating to section 521A and 
        inserting the following:

``521A. Adaptive sports programs for disabled veterans and members of 
           the Armed Forces.'';

            (3) in section 1503(a)(5), by striking ``subclause'' and 
        inserting ``subparagraph'' each place it appears;
            (4) in section 1710(e)(1)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (D), by striking ``(as defined 
                in section 1712A(a)(2)(B) of this title)''; and
                    (B) in subparagraph (F)(viii), by striking 
                ``Myleodysplasic'' and inserting ``Myelodysplastic'';
            (5) in section 1710D(c)(1), by striking ``(as defined in 
        section 1712A(a)(2)(B) of this title)'';
            (6) in section 1720G(a)(7)(B)(iii), by striking ``has'' and 
        inserting ``have'';
            (7) in section 1781(a)(4), by striking the semicolon and 
        inserting a comma;
            (8) in section 1832(b)(2), by striking ``(b)(2)'' and 
        inserting ``(b)(3)'';
            (9) in section 2044(b)(1)(D), by striking ``federal'' and 
        inserting ``Federal'';
            (10) in section 2101(a), by moving the margins of paragraph 
        (2), and of the subparagraphs, clauses, and subclauses therein, 
        2 ems to the left;
            (11) in section 2101(a)(2)(B) by striking clause (ii) and 
        inserting the following new clause (ii):
            ``(ii) The disability is due to--
                    ``(I) blindness in both eyes, having only light 
                perception, plus
                    ``(II) loss or loss of use of one lower 
                extremity.''.
            (12) in section 2109(a) by striking ``provisions of 
        section'' and inserting ``provisions of sections'';

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            (13) <<NOTE: 38 USC 2303.>>  in section 2303(c), by striking 
        ``internment'' and inserting ``interment'';
            (14) in section 2411(e)(1), by striking ``federal official'' 
        and inserting ``Federal official'';
            (15) in section 3108(b)(4), by inserting ``the'' before 
        ``rehabilitation program concerned'';
            (16) in section 3313, by striking ``1070a'' each place it 
        appears and inserting ``1070a(b)'';
            (17) in section 3313(e)(2)(A)(iii), by striking the second 
        period;
            (18) in section 3313(g)(3)(A)(iii), by inserting a comma 
        after ``books'';
            (19) in section 3319, by striking ``armed forces'' each 
        place it appears and inserting ``Armed Forces'';
            (20) in section 4102A(c)(9)(A)(ii)(III), by striking the 
        quotation mark at the end;
            (21) in section 5302A--
                    (A) by amending the enumerator and section heading 
                to read as follows:
``Sec. 5302A. Collection of indebtedness: certain debts of members 
                    of the Armed Forces and veterans who die of 
                    injury incurred or aggravated in the line of 
                    duty in a combat zone''; and
                    (B) in subsection (b), by striking ``(as that term 
                is defined in section 1712A(a)(2)(B) of this title)'';
            (22) in section 7309(c)(1), by inserting ``the'' before 
        ``Veterans Health Administration'';
            (23) in section 7401(3)(A)(ii), by striking ``that'';
            (24) in section 7683(d), by inserting a period at the end; 
        and
            (25) in section 8162(a)(2), by inserting ``if'' after 
        ``housing and''.

    Approved September 30, 2015.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 2082:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 161 (2015):
            Sept. 25, considered and passed Senate.
            Sept. 30, considered and passed House.

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