S. 1717: A bill to authorize major medical facility leases for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes

S. 1717

A bill to authorize major medical facility leases for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes

Date
October 7, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

S. 1717 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Akaka (D-HI) on September 25, 2009.

Bill Summary

 

S. 1717 would give the Secretary of Veterans Affairs authority to carry out the fiscal year 2010 major medical facility leases at the locations specified, in the following amounts:

 

  • Anderson, South Carolina, Outpatient Clinic, in an amount not to exceed $4,774,000.
  • Atlanta, Georgia, Specialty Care Clinic, in an amount not to exceed $5,172,000.
  • Bakersfield, California, Community Based Outpatient Clinic, in an amount not to exceed $3,464,000.
  • Birmingham, Alabama, Annex Clinic and Parking Garage, in an amount not to exceed $6,279,000.
  • Butler, Pennsylvania, Health Care Center, in an amount not to exceed $16,482,000.
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, Health Care Center, in an amount not to exceed $30,457,000.
  • Fayetteville, North Carolina, Health Care Center, in an amount not to exceed $23,487,000.
  • Huntsville, Alabama, Outpatient Clinic Expansion, in an amount not to exceed $4,374,000.
  • Kansas City, Kansas, Community Based Outpatient Clinic, in an amount not to exceed $4,418,000.
  • McAllen, Texas, Outpatient Clinic, in an amount not to exceed $4,444,000.
  • Monterey, California, Health Care Center, in an amount not to exceed $11,628,000.
  • Montgomery, Alabama, Health Care Center, in an amount not to exceed $9,943,000.
  • Tallahassee, Florida, Outpatient Clinic, in an amount not to exceed $13,165,000.
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Health Care Center, in an amount not to exceed $26,986,000.

 

The bill authorizes $196,227,000 for the leases authorized. 

 

Cost

There is no Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate yet available for S. 1717. However, the bill authorizes $196,277,000.