H. R. 6356

To require the Administrator of General Services to issue regulations allowing the leasing of certain space for preventive health fitness programs, and for other purposes.

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117 HR 6356 IH: More Opportunities for Veterans to Exercise Act

U.S. House of Representatives

2022-01-10

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117th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6356

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2022

Ms. Brown of Ohio

(for herself,

Mr. Allred

,

Mr. Joyce of Ohio

, and

Mr. Gonzalez of Ohio

) introduced the following bill

January 10, 2022

Referred to the Committee on Veterans Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determinedly by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To require the Administrator of General Services to issue regulations allowing the leasing of certain space for preventive health fitness programs, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the

More Opportunities for Veterans to Exercise Act

or

MOVE Act

.

2.

Regulations for VA health fitness programs

Not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of General Services shall amend section 102–73.225 of title 41, Code of Federal Regulations, to provide that the Department of Veterans Affairs is delegated authority to lease, as a type of special purpose space, space for preventive health fitness programs and preventive health fitness counseling for the purpose of improving healthcare outcomes (including weight management) for veterans.

3.

Preventive health services

Section 1701(9) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (K) by striking

and

at the end;

(2)

in subparagraph (L) by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(M)

weight management services and physical activity programming for the purpose of improving physical and mental health; and

(N)

physical activity counseling.

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