Text: H.R.1977 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/06/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1977


To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transport an individual employed at a medical facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs between a parking facility and the medical facility.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 6, 2017

Ms. Wasserman Schultz (for herself and Mr. Rutherford) 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 transport an individual employed at a medical facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs between a parking facility and the medical facility.

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 “Veterans Priority Access to Reliable Care Act of 2017” or the “Veterans PARC Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Transportation of an individual employed at a medical facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs between a parking facility and the medical facility.

Section 8109(b) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in paragraph (2), by striking “and”;

(2) in paragraph (3) by striking the period and inserting “; and”; and

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

“(4) notwithstanding section 1344 of title 31, may use a passenger carrier (as that term is defined in section 1344 of title 31) to transport such an employee between a parking facility and the medical facility of the Department at which the employee works.”.


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