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USSB946EngrossVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2018-02-20
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2246EngrossA bill to designate the health care center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Tallahassee, Florida, as the Sergeant Ernest I. "Boots" Thomas VA Clinic, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs hea...
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2018-02-16
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USHB5044IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the treatment of certain surviving spouses under the contracting goals and preferences of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2018-02-15
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USHB5047IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a demonstration program to provide expanded access to medical services through partnerships between Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and Federally qualified health centers, and fo...
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2018-02-15
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USHB4958IntroVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2018, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2018-02-07
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USHB4910IntroVeterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer burial receptacles for veterans remains buried in open cemeteries under National Park Service control. The use of outer burial receptacles in ...
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2018-01-30
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1873EngrossVeteran PEER Act Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act
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2018-01-29
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USSB1153EngrossVeterans ACCESS Act Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deny or revoke eligibility to provide non-VA health care services to veterans for any any hea...
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2017-11-13
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USHB4357IntroMissed Opportunities in Veterans Affairs Act of 2017
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2017-11-09
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USHB4132IntroVeterans Affairs Physician Recruitment Act of 2017
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2017-10-25
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USHB4099IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of the amounts of certain per diem grants.
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2017-10-24
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USHB4113IntroVeterans Access to Long Term Care and Health Services Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), if unable to furnish hospital care, medical services, or extended care at VA facilities or under other authorized contracts or sha...
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2017-10-24
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USHB4055IntroTransparency For Wounded Warriors Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide a member of the uniformed services whose claim for traumatic injury under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance is denied, at the time of such ...
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2017-10-12
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4059IntroEthical Patient Care for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each VA physician is informed of the duty to report any covered activity committed by another physician that the physician witnesse...
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2017-10-12
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USHB4031IntroBeneficiary Travel Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to report annually on the total payments and allowances made for beneficiary travel per state and the amount of any increase or decrease in such amounts from the prev...
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2017-10-12
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USHB3946IntroTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the "Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic". This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, ...
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2017-10-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3940IntroVeterans Education Disaster Assistance Act
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2017-10-04
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USHB3933IntroVeterans Health Nurse Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish and submit to Congress an annual report regarding efforts to recruit, hire, and retain Veterans Health Administration nur...
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2017-10-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3874IntroAccountability for Quality VA Healthcare Act
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2017-09-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1165EngrossA bill to designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. (Sec. 1) This bill designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Hu...
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2017-09-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3680IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing. This bill makes permanent t...
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2017-09-05
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR462IntroRecognizing the patriotism and contributions of veterans service organizations. Honors the patriotism of, and contributions to the United States by, generations of veterans service organizations. Commends members of such organizations for their dedic...
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2017-07-20
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHCR70IntroRecognizing and commending the leadership, patriotism, and contributions of veterans service organizations and volunteers involved for their commitment and sacrifice to ensure veterans are laid to rest with the honor and ceremony they earned through ...
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2017-07-20
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USHB3185IntroREVAMP Act Reforms to Encourage VA Meaningful Progress Act of 2017
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2017-07-11
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2827IntroVoices for Veterans Act This bill: (1) expands the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, and (2) extend the Commission through December 31, 2019.
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2017-06-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB12EngrossIncreasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct an annual performance plan for each political appointee that is similar to the plan con...
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2017-05-26
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USHB2452IntroDeborah Sampson Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program to assess the feasibility of peer-to-peer assistance for women veterans who are separating or newly separated from the Armed Forces)...
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2017-05-16
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USHB2409IntroTo allow servicemembers to terminate their cable, satellite television, and Internet access service contracts while deployed. This bill amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to allow a service member to terminate a commercial mobile, telephone e...
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2017-05-11
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USHB2419IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the process by which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs pays non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers for hospital care or medical services furnished to veterans pursuant to the laws ad...
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2017-05-11
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USHB2421IntroVeteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act This bill amends the definition of "spouse" for purposes of veterans' benefits to require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recognize a marriage based on the law of the state where the marriage occurred. W...
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2017-05-11
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USHB2322IntroInjured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that an Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights is printed on signage in accessible formats and displayed prominently and conspicuous...
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2017-05-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2108IntroGI Bill STEM Extension Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay the lesser of nine months or $30,000 of additional Post-9/11 educational assistance to selected eligible veterans who have used all of the Post-9/11 educat...
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2017-04-20
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USHB1942IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to periodically conduct an audit of the Veterans Health Administration budget, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Government Accountability Offic...
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2017-04-05
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USHB1790IntroVeterans Health Care Trust Fund Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), upon the commencement of any war, to establish a trust fund to be named for that war. Amounts collected pursuant to a war tax (required by this bill) shal...
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2017-03-29
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1007IntroLawrence J. Hackett Jr. Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Fairness Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish a task force to assess and make recommendations about the care and compensation that should be provided to veterans w...
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2017-02-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHCR22IntroRecognizing the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a people and a Nation. Recogni...
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2017-02-07
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USHB971IntroSurviving Spouse Contracting Preference Act This bill treats a small business owned by the surviving spouse of member of the Armed Forces killed in the line of duty as a small business concern owned and controlled by a service-disabled veteran for pu...
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2017-02-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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