S. 2172: Building Solutions for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness Act of 2021

CBO Score

$990 million

Date of Report

Tue March 22nd, 2022

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve grants, payments, and technical assistance provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to serve homeless veterans, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Jon Tester — D — MT

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase payment rates for programs that assist homeless veterans with housing, job training, and other supportive services. In addition, the bill would increase authorizations for employment service grants from the Department of Labor (DOL). The bill also would require VA to institute three pilot programs to provide grants to entities that offer services to homeless veterans involving treatment for substance use disorders, access to health care, and transportation assistance.

View the full vote history of this bill on GovTrack.us.

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