Text: H.R.3189 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/10/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3189


To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a partnership to provide legal services to women veterans, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 10, 2019

Ms. Wild (for herself, Ms. Moore, Mr. Horsford, Ms. Porter, Ms. Shalala, Ms. Tlaib, Mr. Rouda, Mr. Case, Mr. Trone, Ms. Houlahan, Mrs. Trahan, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Mr. Pappas, Mr. Cox of California, Mr. García of Illinois, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mrs. Hayes, Ms. Stevens, Mrs. Fletcher, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Moulton, Mr. Cárdenas, Ms. Gabbard, Ms. Scanlon, and Ms. Dean) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a partnership to provide legal services to women veterans, and for other purposes.

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 “Improving Legal Services for Female Veterans Act”.

SEC. 2. Department of Veterans Affairs public-private partnership on legal services for women veterans.

(a) Partnership required.—The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall establish a partnership with at least one nongovernmental organization to provide legal services to women veterans.

(b) Focus.—The focus of the partnership established under subsection (a) shall be on the 10 highest unmet needs of women veterans as set forth in the most recently completed Community Homelessness Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups for Veterans (CHALENG for Veterans) survey.