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USSB4393IntroA bill to improve the provision of health care and other benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans who were exposed to toxic substances, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-30
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USSB4384IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to address exposure by members of the Armed Forces to toxic substances at Karshi-Khanabad Air Base, Uzbekistan, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-30
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USSB4373IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to make modifications to the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs relating to apprenticeship and on-job training for participants who become unemployed, and for other purp...
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2020-07-30
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USSB4365IntroA bill to clarify licensure requirements for contractor medical professionals to perform medical disability examinations for the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
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USSB4287IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish presumptions of service-connection for members of the Armed Forces who contract Coronavirus Disease 2019 under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-22
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USSB4250IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that grants provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for State veterans' cemeteries do not restrict States from authorizing the interment of certain deceased members of the reserve componen...
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2020-07-21
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USSB4166IntroEnsuring Survivors Benefits during COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
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USSB4176IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for home loans from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to certain members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-02
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USSB4155IntroAUTO for Veterans Act Advancing Uniform Transportation Opportunities for Veterans Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide (or assist in providing) an eligible veteran or service member with an additional automobile...
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2020-07-02
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USSB4124IntroHire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
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USSB4149IntroEmergency Care Reimbursement Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
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USSB4070IntroA bill to designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ann Arbor, Michigan, as the "Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Kettles Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".
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2020-06-25
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USSB4086IntroForgotten Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020 This bill revises the definition of Vietnam era for purposes of the laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Specifically, the bill adjusts the start date of the era to November 1, 1955 (currentl...
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2020-06-25
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USSB4072IntroA bill to designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bend, Oregon, as the "Robert D. Maxwell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic".
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2020-06-25
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USSB4002IntroServicemember Student Loan Affordability Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
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USSB3935IntroA bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to prohibit the burial in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, of any President or Vice President who is not a member or veteran of the Armed Forces.
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2020-06-10
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USSB3899IntroVeterans Economic Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
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USSB3898IntroHomeless Veterans Coronavirus Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
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USSB3887IntroVeteran Debt Relief During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill defers certain debts arising from benefits under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) during the covered period, which is the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) ...
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2020-06-03
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USSB3888IntroA bill to ensure that veterans receive timely and effective health care under the Veterans Community Care Program and Veterans Care Agreements during the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes. This bill sets forth policies and procedures related...
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2020-06-03
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USSB3885IntroSFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act
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2020-06-03
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USSB3868IntroPandemic Care for Burn Pits Exposure Act of 2020
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2020-06-02
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USSB3854IntroLeasing Relief for Dependents of Fallen Heroes and Injured Servicemembers Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
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USHB6168EngrossVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2020, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2020-06-01
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USSB3812IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care from the Department of Veterans Affairs to include veterans of World War II.
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2020-05-21
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USSB3788IntroVeterans Cemetery Grants Improvement Act of 2020 This bill increases to $10 million (currently $5 million) the maximum amount the Department of Veterans Affairs may grant in a fiscal year to states and tribal organizations for operating and maintaini...
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2020-05-20
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USSB3762IntroVeterans Cemetery Grants Improvement Act of 2020 This bill increases to $10 million (currently $5 million) the maximum amount the Department of Veterans Affairs may grant in a fiscal year to states and tribal organizations for operating and maintaini...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3761IntroVeterans Claim Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an opportunity for a veteran's representative to review the veteran's disability rating determination before the rating is finalized. Under ...
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2020-05-19
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USSB3753IntroVA Directly Returning Opioid Prescriptions Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each VA medical center with an on-site pharmacy or a law enforcement officer has a physical location where patients may dispose o...
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2020-05-18
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USSB3713IntroSupport our National Guard Act This bill requires the Department of Defense to provide a National Guard member separating from active service after full-time duty in support of the government response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) with...
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2020-05-13
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USSB3724IntroNo Coronavirus Copays for Veterans Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring a co-payment or other cost sharing for qualifying preventive services related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). A qualifying prev...
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2020-05-13
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USSB3678IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for payment of work-study allowances during a public health emergency relating to COVID-19 and for allowances to veterans enrolled in educational institutions closed for emergency situations, a...
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2020-05-11
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USSB3643IntroVA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act
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2020-05-07
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USSB3616IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the inclusion of certain emblems on headstones and markers furnished for veterans by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-06
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USSB3613IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to strengthen existing benefits for certain descendants of veterans exposed to herbicide agents, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-05
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USSB3575IntroDisabled Veterans Education Relief Act of 2020 This bill addresses Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) assistance entitlements and subsistence allowances. Under the bill, an assistance payment for training and rehabilitation programs for veterans wit...
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2020-03-24
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USSB3458IntroReducing High Risk to Veterans and Veterans Services Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit a report outlining the actions taken and plan to address the areas of concern identified in the 2019 High-Risk List ...
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2020-03-12
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USSB3464IntroVeterans Court of Appeals Support Act of 2020 This bill permanently increases the maximum number of judges presiding over the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to nine judges.
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2020-03-12
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USSB3444IntroFair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020 This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents while serving in Vietnam. Under a pr...
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2020-03-11
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USSB3450IntroA bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational inst...
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2020-03-11
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USSB3446IntroExpedite Agent Orange Coverage Act of 2020 This bill reinstates and extends through September 30, 2025, the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to determine and regulate diseases that warrant a presumption of service-connection after expo...
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2020-03-11
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USSB3408IntroLong-Term Care Veterans Choice Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into contracts to place certain disabled veterans in medical foster homes at the request of such veterans. Specifically, the bill concerns vetera...
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2020-03-05
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USSB3378IntroReduce Unemployment for Veterans of All Ages Act of 2020
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2020-03-03
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USHB4852EngrossG.I. and Veterans Education Empowerment Act GIVE Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide specified information to veterans and members of the Armed Forces about postsecondary educational institutions. Specifically, t...
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2020-02-27
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USHB4613EngrossVA Reporting Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and maintain a website that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of all legislatively requested reports required to be submitted after the ...
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2020-02-27
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USHB2227EngrossGold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019 This bill revises the authority of certain family members of a servicemember who dies or becomes catastrophically ill or injured while in military service to...
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2020-02-27
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USHB3749EngrossLegal Services for Homeless Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make grants to eligible entities that provide legal services to homeless veterans and veterans at risk for homelessness. To be eligible, an entity ...
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2020-02-27
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USHB561EngrossProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-02-27
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USSB3282IntroProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-02-12
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USSB3279IntroVET Extension Act of 2019 Veterans Education and Transfer Extension Act of 2019
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2020-02-12
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