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USSB12EngrossIncreasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2017 This bill requires the reduction of the federal annuities of individuals removed from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Senior Executive Service (SES) if they ...
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2017-05-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB114EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit an annual report to specified congressional committees on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Off...
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2017-05-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB467EngrossVA Scheduling Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each VA medical facility annually certifies that it is in full compliance with all provisions of law and regulations relating to schedu...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1162EngrossNo Hero Left Untreated Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a one-year pilot program to provide access to magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy to treat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1329EngrossVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2017, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1461IntroVET Protection Act of 2017 Veterans, Employees, and Taxpayers Protection Act of 2017
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2017-05-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 94.
USSB23IntroBiological Implant Tracking and Veteran Safety Act of 2017
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB784IntroVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2017, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1662IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit smoking in any facility of the Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes.
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2017-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
USHB105IntroProtect Veterans from Financial Fraud Act of 2017 This bill states that, in any case not involving negligent failure by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to investigate or monitor a fiduciary that results in fiduciary misuse of benefits, but in...
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2017-04-27
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USSB968IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
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2017-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1681IntroWomen Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2017
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1509IntroBetter Informing Veterans' Healthcare Decisions Act This bill urges the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that preventing veteran suicide and providing veterans access to mental health care is its top reform priority. The VA shall, every ...
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHCR45IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that those who served in the bays, harbors, and territorial seas of the Republic of Vietnam during the period beginning on January 9, 1962, and ending on May 7, 1975, should be presumed to have served in the Republic ...
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2017-04-04
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USSCR12IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that those who served in the bays, harbors, and territorial seas of the Republic of Vietnam during the period beginning on January 9, 1962, and ending on May 7, 1975, should be presumed to have...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1362PassTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Pago Pago, American Samoa, the Faleomavaega Eni Fa'aua'a Hunkin VA Clinic. (Sec. 1) This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient cli...
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2017-03-31
Became Public Law No: 115-16. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1279IntroHelping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a center of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure ...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1506IntroVA Health Care Provider Education Debt Relief Act of 2017 This bill increases the annual and five-year caps on the amount of education debt reduction available to Veterans Health Administration health care professionals under the Department of Vetera...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1508IntroGet Veterans a Doctor Now Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to offer a contingent physician's appointment to a person who, upon completion of a post-graduate training program, completes a residency program within two ye...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1505IntroVA Provider Pay Modernization Act of 2017 This bill provides that market pay (one of the three salary components of Veterans Health Administration [VHA] physicians and dentists) shall be the same for each physician or dentist with the same specialty ...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB700IntroWomen Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2017
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2017-03-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1690IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit an annual report to specified congressional committees on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Office Direc...
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2017-03-22
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB1259EngrossVA Accountability First Act of 2017
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2017-03-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1367EngrossTo improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. (Sec. 2) This bill provides that the annual determination of the Veterans H...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB640IntroAmerican Cures Act This bill amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to require certain adjustments to discretionary spending limits in FY2017-FY2021 to accommodate increases in appropriations for agencies that perform bi...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Budget Committee
USHB609PassTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Abie Abraham VA Clinic". This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler...
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2017-03-13
Became Public Law No: 115-9. (TXT | PDF)
USHB980IntroVA Employee Fairness Act of 2017 This bill repeals provisions excluding any matter or question concerning professional conduct or competence, peer review, or the establishment, determination, or adjustment of employee compensation from the applicabil...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB902IntroExpedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint a psychiatrist who completes a residency at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility to a VHA health care position imm...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1058IntroVA Provider Equity Act This bill includes podiatrists within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) definition of physician, and increases their pay grade to match other VA physician compensation.
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1131IntroVA Health Center Management Stability and Improvement Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop and implement a plan to hire a director for each VA medical center without a permanent director. Hiring priority shall be g...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1133IntroVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transplant procedure for an eligible veteran notwithstanding that the live donor may...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1066IntroVA Management Alignment Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report (including recommendations for appropriate legisla...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1152IntroCare Veterans Deserve Act of 2017 This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to make the Veterans Choice Program permanent. Program eligibility is expanded to include veterans with a 50% service-connected disability....
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB514IntroNo Hero Left Untreated Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a one-year pilot program to provide access to magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy to treat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB493IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Accountability First Act of 2017
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2017-03-02
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB426IntroGrow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB424IntroLaw Enforcement Officers Equity Act
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2017-02-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB512EngrossWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide each veteran who submits a claim for VA benefits with an opportunity to permit a covered congre...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB369IntroBRAVE Act Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in awarding a contract for the procurement of goods or services, to give preference to offerors based on the percentage of the o...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB974EngrossBRAVE Act Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in awarding a contract for the procurement of goods or services, to give preference to offerors based on the percentage...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB336IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Employee Fairness Act of 2017 This bill repeals provisions excluding any matter or question concerning professional conduct or competence, peer review, or the establishment, determination, or adjustment of employee comp...
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2017-02-07
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB964IntroLaw Enforcement Officers Equity Act
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2017-02-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB874IntroSgt. Brandon Ketchum Never Again Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), upon the request of a veteran who is enrolled in the VA health care system and entitled to in-patient psychiatric care, to furnish such veteran with in-p...
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2017-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB645IntroRequiring Accountability and Inspections for Dining Service Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide for annual inspections to ensure that VA medical facility kitchens and food service areas meet private hospital kitch...
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2017-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USSB319IntroHelping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a center of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure ...
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2017-02-06
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB501IntroVA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill requires the director of each Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility to report quarterly to the VA on: the number of patients who contracted an infection as result of surgery at such med...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB411IntroVeteran Suicide Prevention Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a publicly available review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died by suicide during the preceding five-year period. Such review shall includ...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB457IntroVA Appeals Modernization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits appeals process to permit a claimant to request: a review of the Agency of Original Jurisdiction's decision by a higher-level adjudicator within th...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB476IntroVET Act Veterans Emergency Treatment Act This bill requires that a veteran enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care program who requests a medical examination or treatment at an emergency department of a VA medical facility be ...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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