H.R. 4772: Mark O’Brien VA Clothing Allowance Improvement Act

CBO Score

$4 million

Date of Report

Tue November 29th, 2022

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the application and review process of the Department of Veterans Affairs for clothing allowance claims submitted by veterans, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Mike Levin — D — CA

Modifies the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clothing allowance policy for veterans who, due to a service-connected disability, wear a prosthetic, use an orthopedic appliance (e.g., a wheelchair), or use a prescription skin medication that the VA determines causes irreparable damage to clothing. The bill requires the VA to continue the clothing allowance for such a veteran on an annual basis until the veteran elects to no longer...

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