H.R.2349 - To authorize certain major medical facility projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs.108th Congress (2003-2004)
Summary: H.R.2349 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
Introduced in House (06/05/2003)
Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out: (1) construction of a new bed tower to consolidate two inpatient sites of care in inner city Chicago; (2) construction in Clark County, Nevada, of a facility for a multispecialty outpatient clinic to replace the leased Las Vegas ambulatory care center and for a satellite office for the Veterans Benefits Administration; (3) seismic corrections to strengthen Medical Center Building 1 of the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system in San Diego, California; and (4) renovation of all inpatient care wards and establishment of a consolidated medical research facility at the Department's West Haven, Connecticut, facility.
Authorizes the Secretary to enter into a lease for an outpatient clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Prohibits funds available to the Secretary from being used for disposal of the Lakeside Division facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities in Chicago, Illinois, until the Secretary has entered into a contract to construct a new bed tower at the Department's West Side Medical Center in Chicago.