H.R.4104 - Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008

Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 as introduced.

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Roger Wicker

R-MS

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Official Summary

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 - Appropriates funds for FY2008 for the Department of Defense (DOD) for: (1) military construction for the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, and Air Force (military departments), DOD, the Army and Air Nation

Official Summary

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 - Appropriates funds for FY2008 for the Department of Defense (DOD) for:
(1) military construction for the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, and Air Force (military departments), DOD, the Army and Air National Guard, and the Army, Navy, and Air Force reserves;
(2) the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Security Investment Program;
(3) family housing construction and related operation and maintenance for the military departments and DOD;
(4) the Department of Defense Family Housing Improvement Fund;
(5) DOD chemical demilitarization construction; and
(6) the Department of Defense Base Closure Accounts of 1990 and 2005. Appropriates funds for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for:
(1) the Veterans Benefits Administration;
(2) readjustment benefits;
(3) veterans insurance and indemnities;
(4) the Veterans Housing Benefit Program Fund;
(5) the Vocational Rehabilitation Loans Program;
(6) the Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program;
(7) guaranteed transitional housing loans for homeless veterans;
(8) the Veterans Health Administration;
(9) the National Cemetery Administration;
(10) the Office of Inspector General;
(11) construction for major and minor projects; and
(12) grants for the construction of extended care facilities and veterans cemeteries. Appropriates funds for:
(1) the American Battle Monuments Commission;
(2) the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims;
(3) cemeterial expenses, Army; and
(4) the Armed Forces Retirement Home. Specifies restrictions and authorities regarding the use of funds appropriated in this Act.

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