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COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE
LISTER HILL, Alabama, Chairman PAT MCNAMARA, Michigan
BARRY GOLDWATER, Arizona WAYNE MORSE, Oregon
JACOB K, JAVITS, New York RALPH YARBOROUGH, Texas
WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont JOSEPH S. CLARK, Pennsylvania
JOHN G. TOWER, Texas JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia LEN B. JORDAN, Idaho HARRISON A. WILLIAMS, JR., New Jersey
QUENTIN N BURDICK, North Dakota 4. CLAIBORNE PELL, Rhode Island EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts
STEWART E. MCCLURE, Chief Clerk
SUBCOMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS
RALPH YARBOROUGH, Texas, Chairman QUENTIN N. BURDICK, North Dakota LEN B. JORDAN, Idaho EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts BARRY GOLDWATER, Arizona
FREDERICK R. BLACKWELL, Counsel to the Subcommittee
CHARLES JOHNSTON, A880ciate Counsel
RAYMOND D. HURLEY, Associate Minority Counsel
Report from the Veterans' Administration..
Report from the Bureau of the Budget.
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF WITNESSES
Bland, R. P., Assistant General Counsel, Veterans' Administration, ac-
companied by Dr. Turner Camp, director of clinics; M. W. Bowers,
Faulkner, Lt. Col. Norman A., Chief of Legal Assistance, Judge Advocate
General's Office, U.S. Air Force.-.
House Joint Resolution 9, Legislature of the State of Alaska, 3d legisla-
ture, 1st session.-
P. N. Brownstein, Commissioner, Federal Housing Administration,
to Senator Yarborough, dated March 22, 1963, containing FHA
Senator Yarborough, dated March 21, 1963---
Foreign Wars of the United States, held at Minneapolis, Minn., August
4-VA hospital and medical program.
American Legion --
Romick, A. H., commissioner of commerce, Juneau, Alaska..
MISCELLANEOUS VETERANS' BILLS
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1962
Washington, D.C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10 a.m., in room 1114, New Senate Office Building, Senator Ralph Yarborough (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding.
Present: Senators Yarborough, Burdick, Kennedy, and Jordan of Idaho.
Subcommittee staff members present: Stewart E. McClure, chief clerk; Frederick R. Blackwell, general counsel; Charles Johnston, associate counsel; Raymond Hurley and George Denison, assistant minority counsel.
Senator Y ARBOROUGH. The Senate Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs will come to order.
The hearing testimony this morning will be directed to seven legislative proposals, most of which are not new. Most of these-I think all of them were reported from committee in the last session, but died on the calendar, since there was not time enough to complete action on them. These seven proposals are:
S. 274, to restore to certain veterans in Alaska and Hawaii the right to receive hospital care.
S. 342 and S. 625, providing veterans' medical care through private contract facilities in Alaska and Hawaii.
S. 331, to extend the period during which the Administrator of Veterans Affairs may contract for the hospital and medical care of certain veterans in the Republic of the Philippines.
S. 384, to amend the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940, as amended in order to provide increased protection against eviction of dependents of servicemen from premises rented for dwelling purposes.
S. 412, to provide for waiver of indebtedness to the United States in certain cases arising out of default on loans guaranteed or made by the Veterans Administration.
And S. 449, to liberalize the provisions of title 38, United States Code, relating to automobiles for disabled veterans.
The first three of the bills, numbered S. 274, S. 342, and S. 625 are concerned with medical and hospital care to veterans in Hawaii and Alaska. Two of the three bills, S. 342 and S. 625, would provide for medical and hospital care for veterans with non-service-connected disabilities, while the third, S. 274, would provide such care for specified illnesses.