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July 19, 2011, 8:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 575 proposed by Senator Ayotte.
July 19, 2011, 8:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 575 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 575. Ms. AYOTTE submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her to the bill H.R. 2055, making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes; as follows:

On page 112, between lines 2 and 3, insert the following:
Sec. 230. (a) Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in coordination with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), shall submit to the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report, in writing,
on the plans of the Secretary to make available to injured members of the Armed Forces and veterans the next generation of advanced prosthetics.
(b) The report required by subsection (a) shall include the following:
(1) Details of the strategic plan and timetable of the Secretary to make available to injured members of the Armed Forces and veterans the next generation of advanced prosthetics
(2) A description of the challenges, both technical and administrative, that could delay injured members of the Armed Forces and veterans access to prosthetics described in paragraph (1).
(3) The plans of the Secretary to address these challenges described under paragraph (2).


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Jul 20, 2011.)