2017 ORS 406.142¹
Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Services Grant Fund

(1) The Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Services Grant Fund is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Services Grant Fund shall be credited to the fund. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Services Grant Fund shall consist of moneys transferred to the fund from the Veterans’ Department of Veterans’ Affairs Dedicated Lottery Fund established under ORS 406.144 (Veterans’ Department of Veterans’ Affairs Dedicated Lottery Fund). Moneys in the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Services Grant Fund are continuously appropriated to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs for the purposes established under this section.

(2) The Department of Veterans’ Affairs may award grants in the amount of $25,000 to $250,000 per recipient from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Services Grant Fund for the following purposes:

(a) Expanding outreach to veterans;

(b) Expanding services for veterans;

(c) Promoting improved mental health care for veterans;

(d) Promoting improved physical health care for veterans;

(e) Promoting housing security for veterans;

(f) Promoting employment opportunities and stability for veterans;

(g) Promoting education and training opportunities for veterans;

(h) Promoting transportation accessibility and availability for veterans;

(i) Promoting veterans’ organizations that provide critical services for veterans within a community or region or on a statewide basis; and

(j) Supporting existing programs identified by the Advisory Committee appointed under ORS 406.210 (Function of advisory committee) in accordance with Article XV, section 4f, of the Oregon Constitution.

(3) The department, with the advice of the Advisory Committee, shall adopt rules necessary to carry out the provisions of this section. The rules shall include, but are not limited to, requirements for eligibility for grants from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Services Grant Fund. [2017 c.664 §1]

Note: See note under 406.140 (Veterans’ Services Fund).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 406—Department of Veterans’ Affairs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors406.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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