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Name: Veterans' Benefits Act of 1997, Public Law 105-114 [S. 714].
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment; Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-11-21
Entry into force:
Published on: United States Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1998-01, No. 11, pp. 111 STAT. 2277-2295
ISN: USA-1997-L-49097
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=49097&p_lang=en
Bibliography: United States Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1998-01, No. 11, pp. 111 STAT. 2277-2295
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Abstract/Citation: Amends title 38 of the United States Code. Provides for the establishment of an employment discrimination complaint resolution system in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Also extends the outreach program of the Native American veteran housing loan program, and codifies provisions relating to treatment and rehabilitation of serioulsy mentally ill and homeless veterans, and veterans addicted to drugs or alcohol. Sec. 208 provides for the development of mammography screening for female veterans. S. 209 provides for demonstration projects on Persian Gulf illness; s. 210 requires the President to submit a report to Congress on preparation of a national response to medical emergencies arising from the terrorist use of weapons of mass destruction.
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