38 U.S. Code § 3120. Program of independent living services and assistance
2010—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 111–275 substituted “2,700” for “2600”.
2008—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 110–389, which directed amendment of subsec. (e) by substituting “2600 veterans” for “2500 veterans”, was executed by making the substitution for “2,500 veterans” to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
1996—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–275, § 101(i)(1), substituted “serious employment handicap resulting in substantial part from a service-connected disability described in section 3102(1)(A)(i)” for “service-connected disability described in section 3102(1)(A)”.
Pub. L. 104–275, § 101(f)(2)(D), substituted “3106(d) or (e)” for “3106(d)”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–446, § 1201(d)(11), which directed substitution of “section 3102(1)(A)(i)” for “section 3012(1)(A)”, could not be executed because the words “section 3012(1)(A)” did not appear.
Pub. L. 101–237, § 404(2)–(4), redesignated former par. (1) of subsec. (a) as entire subsection, substituted “The” for “During fiscal years 1982 through 1989, the”, “subsection (f) of this section” for “paragraph (7) of this subsection” and “subsection (b) of this section” for “paragraph (2) of this subsection”, redesignated former pars. (2), (3), (4), (6), and (7) of subsec. (a) as subsecs. (b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) of this section, respectively, and struck out former par. (5) which read as follows: “Any contract for services initiated with respect to any veteran under this section before the end of fiscal year 1989 may be continued in effect after the end of such year for the purposes of providing services and assistance to such veteran in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–237, § 404(1), (3), (5), redesignated former subsec. (a)(2) as (b), struck out before period at end “and who is selected pursuant to criteria provided for in regulations prescribed under paragraph (1) of this subsection” and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows: “Not later than February 1, 1989, the Administrator shall submit to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives statistical data regarding veterans’ participation in the program conducted under subsection (a) of this section during fiscal years 1987 and 1988 and any recommendations of the Administrator for administrative or legislative action or both regarding the program.”
Pub. L. 101–237, § 404(3), (8), redesignated former subsec. (a)(7) as (f) and substituted “in this subsection are (1) public or nonprofit agencies or organizations, and (2)” for “in this paragraph are (A) public or nonprofit agencies or organizations, and (B)”.
1986—Pub. L. 99–576, § 333(b)(6), substituted “Program” for “Pilot program” in section catchline.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–576, § 333(c), amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “Not later than September 30, 1984, the Administrator shall submit to the Congress a report on the programs of independent living services and assistance provided for in subsection (a) of this section. Such report shall include—
“(1) the results of a study which the Administrator shall conduct of the accomplishments and cost-effectiveness of such programs, including the extent to which (A) such programs have met needs for comprehensive independent living services that would not otherwise have been met, (B) severely disabled veterans have achieved and maintained greater independence in daily living as a result of participation in the programs, and (C) costs of care in hospital, nursing home, and domiciliary facilities have been and may be avoided as the result of such programs; and
“(2) the Administrator’s recommendations for any legislative changes with respect to the provision of independent living services and assistance to veterans for whom the achievement of a vocational goal is not feasible.”
Amendment by Pub. L. 104–275 effective Oct. 9, 1996, with amendment by section 101(i) of Pub. L. 104–275 only applicable with respect to claims of eligibility or entitlement to services and assistance (including claims for extension of such services and assistance) under this chapter received by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on or after Oct. 9, 1996, including those claims based on original applications, and applications seeking to reopen, revise, reconsider, or otherwise adjudicate or readjudicate on any basis claims for services and assistance under this chapter, see section 101(j) of Pub. L. 104–275, set out as a note under section 3101 of this title.