Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate: S. 2624, Fiscal Year 2022 Veterans Affairs Major Medical Facility Authorization Act [open pdf - 161KB]
This is the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Cost Estimate as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on December 15, 2021. From the Document: "S. 2624 would authorize the appropriation of $3.4 billion for fiscal year 2022 to construct or renovate 12 major medical facilities for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Using information on historical spending patterns, CBO estimates that implementing the bill would cost $2.9 billion over the 2022-2026 period. The remaining amounts would be spent in later years. Such spending would be subject to the appropriation of the specified amounts. The costs of the legislation, detailed in Table 1, fall within budget function 700 (veterans benefits and services)."
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