Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies: FY2012 Appropriations

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This report gives an overview the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bill, which provides funding for the planning, design, construction, alteration, and improvement of facilities used by active and reserve military components worldwide. It capitalizes military family housing and the U.S. share of the NATO Security Investment Program and finances the implementation of installation closures and realignments. It underwrites veterans benefit and health care programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), provides for the creation and maintenance of U.S. cemeteries and battlefield monuments within the United States and abroad, and supports the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Armed Forces Retirement Homes, and Arlington National Cemetery. The bill also funds advance appropriations for veterans' medical services.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 21, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Else, Daniel H.

Coordinator Specialist in National Defense

Creator (Author):
Scott, Christine

Specialist in Social Policy

Creator (Author):
Panangala, Sidath Viranga

Specialist in Veterans Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: December 21, 2011
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United States
Description:

This report gives an overview the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bill, which provides funding for the planning, design, construction, alteration, and improvement of facilities used by active and reserve military components worldwide. It capitalizes military family housing and the U.S. share of the NATO Security Investment Program and finances the implementation of installation closures and realignments. It underwrites veterans benefit and health care programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), provides for the creation and maintenance of U.S. cemeteries and battlefield monuments within the United States and abroad, and supports the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Armed Forces Retirement Homes, and Arlington National Cemetery. The bill also funds advance appropriations for veterans' medical services.

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28 pages.

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Resource Type: Report
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