H.R.1268 - Dignity for Wounded Warriors Act of 2007

To ensure dignity in care for members of the Armed Forces recovering from injuries. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Dignity for Wounded Warriors Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: To ensure dignity in care for members of the Armed Forces recovering from injuries. as introduced.

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03/01/07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Dignity for Wounded Warriors Act of 2007 - Requires each recovering servicemember who is assigned to a military barracks or dormitory to be assigned to one that is maintained at the highest service standard in effect for enlisted members of the Armed Forces. Requires at least semiannual ins

Official Summary

Dignity for Wounded Warriors Act of 2007 - Requires each recovering servicemember who is assigned to a military barracks or dormitory to be assigned to one that is maintained at the highest service standard in effect for enlisted members of the Armed Forces. Requires at least semiannual inspections of, and appropriate repairs to, any such quarters, as well as alternate housing during periods of unremedied housing deficiencies. Outlines requirements to be implemented for recovering servicemembers and their families, including:
(1) physical disability evaluation system changes;
(2) supervising officer and caseworker support;
(3) increased training for caseworkers and social workers on particular servicemember conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD);
(4) increased support services, including an Ombudsman for Recovering Servicemembers;
(5) a prohibition on discrimination in employment of family members caring for such servicemembers; and
(6) meal benefits for recovering servicemembers and family members caring for such servicemembers. Establishes the Oversight Board for the Wounded.

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