(1)The veteran population of each State shall be determined on the basis of the latest figures certified by the Department of Commerce.
(2)The term “State” does not include any possession of the United States.
(3)The term “construction” means the construction of new domiciliary or nursing home buildings, the expansion, remodeling, or alteration of existing buildings for the provision of domiciliary, nursing home, adult day health, or hospital care in State homes, and the provision of initial equipment for any such buildings.
(4)The term “cost of construction” means the amount found by the Secretary to be necessary for a construction project, including architect fees, but excluding land acquisition costs.
1986—Pub. L. 99–576redesignated pars. (a) to (d) as pars. (1) to (4), respectively.
1977—Par. (c). Pub. L. 95–62, § 3(1), inserted construction of new domiciliary buildings, expansion, remodeling, or alteration of existing domiciliary and hospital buildings, and provision of initial equipment for any such buildings to definition of “construction”.
Par. (d). Pub. L. 95–62, § 3(2), struck out provisions which had limited definition of “cost of construction” to the cost of construction of nursing home facilities.
Pub. L. 99–576, title II, § 224(e),Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3263, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections
5035 [now 8133 and 8135] of this title] shall take effect on July 1, 1987.”
“(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the amendments made by this Act [amending this section and sections
5036 [now 8132 to 8136] of this title and repealing section
644 of this title] shall be effective October 1, 1977.
“(b)(1) The terms and conditions of any grant made prior to October 1, 1977, under section
644 of title
38, United States Code [former section
644 of this title], and regulations prescribed thereunder, shall remain in full force and effect unless modified, by the mutual agreement of the parties, in accordance with the provisions of subchapter III of chapter 81 of such title, and regulations prescribed thereunder, in effect after September 30, 1977.
“(2) With respect to any grant made prior to October 1, 1977, under subchapter III of chapter 81 of such title, the Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs shall, upon application of a grantee, modify the terms and conditions of such grant to comply with the provisions of such subchapter as amended by this Act, and regulations prescribed thereunder, and shall promptly notify each such grantee of the grantee’s right to request such modification.”
For short title of Pub. L. 95–62as the “State Veterans’ Home Assistance Improvement Act of 1977”, see section 1 ofPub. L. 95–62, set out as a Short Title of 1977 Amendment note under section
101 of this title.
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