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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 95


To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of the amounts of certain per diem grants.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2019

Ms. Brownley of California (for herself, Mr. DeFazio, and Mr. Price of North Carolina) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of the amounts of certain per diem grants.

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 “Homeless Veteran Families Act”.

SEC. 2. Modification of calculation of amounts of per diem grants.

Section 2012(a)(2)(B) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in clause (i), by inserting “or (iii)” after “clause (ii)”; and

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

“(iii) With respect to a homeless veteran who has care of a minor dependent while receiving services from the grant recipient or eligible entity, the daily cost of care shall be the sum of the daily cost of care determined under subparagraph (A) plus, for each such minor dependent, an amount that equals 50 percent of such daily cost of care.”.