24 U.S. Code § 412 - Residents of Retirement Home
A person described in subsection (a) who has been convicted of a felony or is not free of drug, alcohol, or psychiatric problems shall be ineligible to become a resident of the Retirement Home.
To apply for acceptance as a resident of a facility of the Retirement Home, a person eligible to be a resident shall submit to the Administrator of that facility an application in such form and containing such information as the Chief Operating Officer may require.
The Chief Operating Officer shall establish a system of priorities for the acceptance of residents so that the most deserving applicants will be accepted whenever the number of eligible applicants is greater than the Retirement Home can accommodate.
2011—Pub. L. 112–81, § 567(c)(6), made technical amendment to section catchline.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–81, § 564(b)(1), substituted “Administrator” for “Director”.
2001—Subsecs. (a), (c), (d). Pub. L. 107–107, § 1404(b)(1)(A), substituted “Chief Operating Officer” for “Retirement Home Board” wherever appearing.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 107–107, § 1405(a), struck out heading and text of subsec. (e). Text read as follows: “A resident of the Retirement Home who leaves the Retirement Home for more than 45 consecutive days (other than for inpatient medical care) shall be required to reapply for acceptance as a resident.”
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 107–107, § 1410(b)(1), struck out heading and text of subsec. (f). Text read as follows: “Residents of the Naval Home and the United States Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home as of the effective date specified in section 1541(a)—
“(1) shall not be required to apply for acceptance as residents of the Retirement Home; and
“(2) shall become residents of the Retirement Home on that date.”