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HF 792

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 05/06/2021 06:29pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/08/2021

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to veterans; appropriating money for a grant to the veterans resilience
project; requiring a report.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginVETERANS RESILIENCE PROJECT; APPROPRIATION; REPORT.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $400,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $400,000 in fiscal year
2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of veterans affairs for a
grant to the veterans resilience project. Grant funds must be used to make eye movement
desensitization and reprocessing therapy available to veterans and current military service
members who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma. This appropriation
is added to the base.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Report. new text end

new text begin The veterans resilience project must report to the commissioner of
veterans affairs and the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees
with jurisdiction over veterans affairs policy and finance by January 15 of each year on the
program. The report must include: an overview of the program's budget; a detailed
explanation of program expenditures; the number of veterans and service members served
by the program; and a list and explanation of the services provided to program participants.
new text end