S.2128 - Protecting the Health Care of Veterans Act of 2012

A bill to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to clarify that all veterans programs are exempt from sequestration, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: A bill to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to clarify that all veterans programs are exempt from sequestration, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Protecting the Health Care of Veterans Act of 2012 as introduced.

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Jon Tester

D-MT

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Official Summary

Protecting the Health Care of Veterans Act of 2012 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to exclude veterans' medical care accounts from the maximum 2% permissible reduction in budget authority pursuant to a sequestration order.

Organizations Supporting S.2128

  • Association of the United States Navy
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Disabled American Veterans

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