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USHB5293PassTo amend title 38, United States Code, to extend and modify certain authorities and requirements relating to the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-42. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5376Intro
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Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-09-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 94.
USSB2792Intro
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An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for s...
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2021-09-22
An errata sheet on written report No. 117-39 was printed.
USHB1281Engross
50%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Gaylord, Michigan, as the Navy Corpsman Steve Andrews Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3475Engross
50%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Columbus, Georgia, as the Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4172Engross
50%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs to be located in Aurora, Colorado, as the Lieutenant Colonel John W. Mosley Clinic.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2771Intro
25%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Angelo, Texas, as the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic or the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell VA Clinic.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2787Intro
25%
Generally aligns the position of podiatrists with that of physicians for pay and grade purposes within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Additionally, the bill replaces the Director of Podiatric Service position with a Podiatric Medical Direc...
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2021-09-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5073Intro
25%
To improve the Veterans Crisis Line of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4624Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3883Intro
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Prohibits smoking on the premises of any Veterans Health Administration facility. The bill defines smoking as the use of cigarettes, cigars, and pipes (i.e., the heating or combustion of tobacco), as well as the use of any electronic nicotine deliver...
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3730Intro
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To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs an Advisory Committee on United States Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB3804Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2021. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3665Intro
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Designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in San Diego, California, as the Jennifer Moreno Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The bill also expresses the sense of Congress that the VA should designate a prom...
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4328Intro
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Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Angelo, Texas, as the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell VA Clinic.
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2604Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction for the Army; the Navy and Marine C...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 114.
USSB957PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate periods during which any individual may dispose of controlled substances medications at VA medical facilities with an on-site pharmacy or a physical location dedicated for law enforcement ...
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2021-07-29
Became Public Law No: 117-29. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1910PassAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2021. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2021-07-29
Became Public Law No: 117-30. (TXT | PDF)
USSB887Intro
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Addresses the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) supply chain processes, particularly during emergency periods. The bill requires the VA to submit a report containing a description of the items and quantities of items that are critical with respect ...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1863Intro
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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2041Intro
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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enforce the licensure requirement for medical providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1319Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make certain staffing and quality of care data publicly available on a specified VA website. Among other elements, the information published on the website should include statistics related to patie...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB4626Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to require an independent assessment of health care delivery systems and management processes of the Department of Veterans Affairs be conducted once every 10 years, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4625Intro
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To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify and improve the program of comprehensive assistance for family caregivers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4765Intro
25%
Designates the Purple Heart Flag and specifies locations and dates for its display.
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2021-07-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2526Intro
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A bill to authorize the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into agreements for the planning, design, and construction of facilities to be operated as shared medical facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB894Engross
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to consult with the Department of Defense to identify and refer members of the Armed Forces with health care occupations for employment with the VA during their separation from the Armed Forces. The VA...
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2021-07-26
Held at the desk.
USHB564Intro
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Provides paid family and medical leave to federal employees. Currently, federal employees are entitled to 12 weeks of administrative leave for one or more of the following reasons: (1) the birth of a child, (2) the adoption or foster care of a child,...
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2021-07-20
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2911Engross
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit a plan for obligating and expending covered funds, which are funds made available to the VA for response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. The bill requires the VA to...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB2587Intro
25%
Addresses opportunities for certain veterans with medical experience. The bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update its web portals to allow the identification of veterans who had a medical occupation as a member of the Armed Fo...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2749Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update its Lethal Means Safety and Suicide Prevention training course at least once a year to ensure it is culturally appropriate and uses best practices identified by subject matter experts (e.g., ...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR289Intro
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This resolution designates June 2021 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and June 27, 2021, as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day. The resolution supports (1) the education of members of the Armed Forces, veterans, their famil...
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2021-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4908; text: CR 6/24/2021 S4783-4784)
USHB2607Intro
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To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs procedures to determine presumptions of service connection based on toxic exposure, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4355Intro
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Provides FY2022 appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction for the Army; the Navy and Marine C...
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2021-07-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 56.
USHR506Intro
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Expressing support for the designation of the month of June 2021 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month" and June 27, 2021, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day".
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2021-06-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB2283Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update training and procedures for call responders of the Veterans Crisis Line. Specifically, the VA must enter into an agreement with an outside organization to review the training for crisis line ...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB711PassRequires that land use revenues received by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in connection with the use of certain leases or third-party land use at the VA's West Los Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, California, be used exclusively for specified...
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2021-06-23
Became Public Law No: 117-18. (TXT | PDF)
USSB539Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report on its policies and procedures relating to the usage and maintenance of video cameras for patient safety and law enforcement at VA medical centers.
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2021-06-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2372Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with exposure to toxins, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2368Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish a presumption of service connection for illnesses associated with exposure to certain airborne hazards, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB293Engross
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish qualifications and related performance metrics for each human resources position within the Veterans Health Administration. Additionally, the bill requires the Government Accountability Office ...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2093Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make all of its fact sheets available in English, Spanish, Tagalog, and each of the 10 most commonly spoken languages not listed. The bill also requires the VA to establish a publicly available webs...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2545Engross
50%
Generally aligns the position of podiatrists with that of physicians for pay and grade purposes within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Additionally, the bill replaces the Director of Podiatric Service position with a Podiatric Medical Direc...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1737Intro
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Designates the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Facility Expansion of the Department of Veterans Affairs Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, as the Sergeant John Toombs Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Facil...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2726Engross
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and implement a plan for reducing its backlog of requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The VA must request that the Office of Government Information Services of the Nationa...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2935Intro
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To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the processing of veterans benefits by the Departments of Veterans Affairs, to limit the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recover overpayments made by the Department and other amounts...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB1960Intro
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Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Middleburg, Florida, as the A.K. Baker VA Clinic.
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1922Intro
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Reauthorizes the Merit Systems Protection Board through FY2026 and modifies its authority. Specifically, the bill requires the board to establish and collect a filing fee to be paid by any individual filing a claim or appeal. The bill requires the bo...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB2127Intro
25%
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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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USSB2043Intro
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Prohibits smoking on the premises of any Veterans Health Administration facility. The bill defines smoking as the use of cigarettes, cigars, and pipes (i.e., the heating or combustion of tobacco), as well as the use of any electronic nicotine deliver...
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2021-06-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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