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USSB3414EngrossMajor Medical Facility Authorization Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2020. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each projec...
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2020-05-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6168IntroVeterans' 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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2020-05-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6769IntroSAVE Act Supporting At-risk Veterans in an Emergency Act
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2020-05-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6791IntroCOVID-19 Safe Home Appraisal Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6589IntroCFO Authority and Collaboration Act of 2020
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2020-04-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-03-31
POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
USSB3587EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Website Accessibility Act of 2019
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2020-03-26
Held at the desk.
USHB6353IntroIncreasing Access for Veterans and Their Survivors Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include on its covered toll-free telephone number a Spanish prompt and the functionality of directing callers to a Spanish-sp...
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2020-03-23
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
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
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1133IntroVA Employee Fairness Act of 2019 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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2020-03-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4949IntroVA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act
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2020-03-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5843IntroStrengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5993IntroVAlue FAAmily Act This bill provides employees of the Federal Aviation Administration, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Veterans Health Administration with the same family and medical leave benefits as other federal employees...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB5245IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act
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2020-03-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6013IntroVeteran Families Financial Support Act
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHJR80PassApproving the request of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a waiver under section 1703E(f) of title 38, United States Code. This joint resolution approves the request of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for a waiver of specified statutory ...
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2020-03-03
Became Public Law No: 116-120. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5923IntroFair Access to Co-ops for Veterans Act
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2020-02-18
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5570IntroVeteran Suicide Prevention Act
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB450IntroVeterans Improved Access and Care Act of 2020 This bill addresses the administration of the hiring process for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) personnel. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to publish on a VA website specified information rela...
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2020-02-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 412.
USSB524IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Tribal Advisory Committee Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs to advise the VA on matters relating to Native American tr...
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2020-01-29
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB785IntroCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-01-29
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB221EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Provider Accountability Act The bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to transmit specified information to the National Practitioner Data Bank and the applicable state licensing board when the VA brings ...
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2020-01-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5525IntroPAVE Act of 2019 Providing Accountability for Veterans Affairs Executives Act of 2019
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2020-01-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2333PassSupport for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on the responsibilities, workload, training, and vacancy rates of suicide prevention coordinators at the Department of Veterans...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-96. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94.
USHB5093IntroWest Los Angeles VA Campus Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5090IntroMOVE Act More Opportunities for Veterans to Exercise Act This bill requires the General Services Administration to delegate authority to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for leasing space for preventive health fitness programs and counseling. ...
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5094IntroEnsuring Access to West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Easement Funds Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2334PassTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the "Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs i...
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2019-12-13
Became Public Law No: 116-87. (TXT | PDF)
USSJR61IntroA joint resolution approving the request of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a waiver under section 1703E(f) of title 38, United States Code. This joint resolution approves the request of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for a waiver of s...
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2019-12-12
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2991IntroVeteran Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4969IntroLas Cruces Bataan Memorial Clinic Act This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Las Cruces, New Mexico, as the Las Cruces Bataan Memorial Clinic.
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4983IntroTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Gilbert, Arizona, as the "Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the ...
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5019IntroVeterans Legal Support Act of 2019
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5023IntroTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Youngstown, Ohio, as the "Carl Nunziato VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Youngstown, Ohio, ...
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5030IntroVA Suicide Prevention Services Accountability Act
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB900EngrossA bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bozeman, Montana, as the "Travis W. Atkins Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the De...
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2019-11-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1615EngrossVA-SBA Act Verification Alignment and Service-disabled Business Adjustment Act This bill transfers responsibility for verifying that a small business concern is owned and controlled by a veteran or service-disabled veteran, for the purposes of eligib...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR701IntroExpressing support for policies that maintain a robust, fully funded and staffed Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs and do not jeopardize care for veterans by moving essential resources to the for-profit private sect...
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2019-11-14
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4477EngrossReducing High Risk to Veterans and Veterans Services Act 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 of the G...
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4693IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Electronic Health Record Advisory Committee Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Electronic Health Record Advisory Committee to provide guidance regarding the implementation of and ...
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2019-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB2823IntroLas Cruces Bataan Memorial Clinic Act This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Las Cruces, New Mexico, as the Las Cruces Bataan Memorial Clinic.
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2019-11-07
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB628IntroWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide veterans with the option to grant read-only access to their records in the databases of the Veterans Ben...
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2019-10-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB592IntroProtect Veterans from Financial Fraud Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay a beneficiary (or beneficiary's successor fiduciary) the amount of the misused benefit when any fiduciary has misused all or part of a...
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2019-10-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1199EngrossVA Website Accessibility Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress regarding the accessibility of VA websites (including attached files and web-based applications) to individuals with disabilities. Th...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4588IntroModernizing VA's Records Management Program Act
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2019-10-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4524IntroRural Veterans Travel Enhancement Act of 2019
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2019-10-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4503IntroVA Workplace Integrity Act
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2019-10-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB4526IntroBrian Tally VA Employment Transparency Act
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2019-10-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
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