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AMENDMENT NO.llll

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Purpose: To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transport individuals to and from facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with rehabilitation, counseling, examination, treatment, and care.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES—112th Cong., 2d Sess.

S. 3254 To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on llllllllll and ordered to be printed Ordered to lie on the table and to be printed AMENDMENT intended to be proposed by Mr. TESTER Viz: 1 2 3 4 5 At the end of subtitle H of title X, add the following:
SEC. 1084. TRANSPORTATION OF INDIVIDUALS TO AND FROM FACILITIES OF DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Chapter 1 of title 38, United

6 States Code, is amended by inserting after section 111 the 7 following new section:

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2 1 ‘‘§ 111A. Transportation of individuals to and from 2 3
Department facilities

‘‘(a) TRANSPORTATION

BY

SECRETARY.—The Sec-

4 retary may transport any person to or from a Department 5 facility or other place in connection with vocational reha6 bilitation, counseling required by the Secretary pursuant 7 to chapter 34 or 35 of this title, or for the purpose of 8 examination, treatment, or care.’’. 9 (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.—Subsection (h) of

10 section 111 of such title is— 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
BY

(1) transferred to section 111A of such title, as added by subsection (a); (2) redesignated as subsection (b); (3) inserted after subsection (a) of such section; and (4) amended by inserting ‘‘TRANSPORTATION THIRD-PARTIES.—’’ before ‘‘The Secretary’’.

(c) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The table of sections

19 at the beginning of chapter 1 of such title is amended by 20 inserting after the item relating to section 111 the fol21 lowing new item:
‘‘111A. Transportation of individuals to and from Department facilities.’’.

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