H.R.1170 - To amend chapter 21 of title 38, United States Code, to establish a grant program to encourage the development of new assistive technologies for specially adapted housing.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.1170 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Passed House amended (05/19/2009)
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to encourage the development of new assistive technologies for specially adapted housing for disabled veterans. Limits grant amounts to $200,000 annually per recipient.
Provides that if a grant recipient is awarded a patent related to assistive technology developed with grant amounts, the Secretary shall retain no less than a 30% interest in the patent.
Provides grant funds. Terminates grant authority five years after the enactment of this Act.