H.R.3695 - An Act to amend title 38 of the United States Code in order to revise and improve the program of making grants to the States for the construction, remodeling, or renovation of State home facilities for furnishing hospital, domiciliary, and nursing home care for eligible veterans, and for other purposes.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Satterfield, David E., III [D-VA-3] (Introduced 02/17/1977)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 95-112; S.Rept 95-166|
|Latest Action:||07/05/1977 Public Law 95-62. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.3695 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs with amendment, S. Rept. 95-166)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (05/16/1977)
State Veterans' Home Assistance Improvement Act - Expands the program of making grants to States for the construction, remodeling or renovation of State veterans' care facilities to include hospital and domiciliary as well as nursing home care facilities. Authorizes the appropriation of $15,000,000 for fiscal years 1978 and 1979 and states that such sums shall remain available until expended.
Expands, to include domiciliary and hospital facilities, the scope of the requirement that no more than a fixed percentage of the resident population of a grant-assisted State nursing home may consist of persons receiving care as veterans. Raises the allowable non-veteran population.
Revises the procedures governing applications for grant assistance and the approval or denial of grant applications.
Limits the total amount any one State may receive in any given fiscal year under this program.
Repeals the authorization provisions of the existing program.