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PUBLIC LAW 105-114 —NOV. 21, 1997 111 STAT. 2277 Public Law 105-114 105th Congress An Act To amend title 38, United States Code, to revise, extend, and improve programs Nov. 21, 1997 for veterans. [g 714] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of Veterans' the United States of America in Congress assembled, ^IS?^^*^ ^'^^ °^ SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS. (a) SHORT TITLE. —Th is Act may be cited as the "Veterans' 38 USC 101 note. Benefits Act of 1997". (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS. — The table of contents of this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. References to title 38, United States Code. TITLE I—EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROCESS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Sec. 101. Equal employment responsibilities. Sec. 102. Discrimination complaint adjudication authority. Sec. 103. Assessment and review of Department of Veterans Affairs employment discrimination complaint resolution system. TITLE II—EXTENSION AND IMPROVEMENT OF AUTHORITIES Sec. 201. Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program. Sec. 202. Treatment and rehabilitation for seriously mentally ill and homeless veterans. Sec. 203. Extension of certain authorities relating to homeless veterans. Sec. 204. Annual report on assistance to homeless veterans. Sec. 205. Expansion of authority for enhanced-use leases of Department of Veterans Affairs real property. Sec. 206. Permanent authority to furnish noninstitutional alternatives to nursing home care. Sec. 207. Extension of Health Professional Scholarship Program. Sec. 208. Policy on breast cancer mammography. Sec. 209. Persian Gulf War veterans. Sec. 210. Presidential report on preparations for a national response to medical emergencies eirising from the terrorist use of weapons of mass destruction. TITLE III—MAJOR MEDICAL FACILITY PROJECTS CONSTRUCTION AUTHORIZATION Sec. 301. Authorization of major medical facility projects. Sec. 302. Authorization of major medical facility leases. Sec. 303. Authorization of appropriations. TITLE rV—TECHNICAL AND CLARIFYING AMENDMENTS Sec. 401. Technical amendments. Sec. 402. Clarification of certain health care authorities. Sec. 403. Correction of name of medical center. Sec. 404. Improvement to spina bifida benefits for children of Vietnam veterans. SEC. 2. REFERENCES TO TITLE 38, UNITED STATES CODE. Except as otherwise expressly provided, whenever in this Act an amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment