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S. 3301, The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2009

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S. 3301 would make appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009.

== Detailed Summary ==

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(Log in to editMilitary Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2009 - Appropriates funds for FY2009 for the wikiDepartment of Defense (DOD) for: (1) military construction for the Army, Navy and beMarine Corps, and Air Force (military departments), DOD, the first to provide a detailed summaryArmy 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) the bill!)Homeowners Assistance Fund: (6) DOD chemical demilitarization construction; and (7) 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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== Status of the Legislation ==

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(Log in to edit the wiki and be the first to update the status of the bill!)Latest Major Action: 7/22/2008: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 892.
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