US Congress Subject | Department of Veterans Affairs

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-01-18
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S270)
USSB1393PassJobs for Our Heroes Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Fast Act to require the medical professional who may perform a medical examination and provide a medical certificate for purposes of compliance with requirements for operation by a veteran of a co...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-01-08
Became Public Law No: 115-105.
USSB925EngrossVETS Act of 2017 Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017 This bill allows a licensed health care professional of the Department of Veterans Affairs to practice his or her profession using telemedicine at any location in any state, rega...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-01-05
Held at the desk.
USHB4667EngrossFurther Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year end...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USSB1266PassEnhancing Veteran Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with a nonprofit organization that accredits health care organizations and programs in the United States to investigate a VA medical center t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-12-20
Became Public Law No: 115-95.
USSB1153EngrossVeterans ACCESS Act Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services Act of 2017 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 health care ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1133EngrossVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transp...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2123EngrossVETS Act of 2017 Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1066EngrossVA Management Alignment Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 appropriat...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-07
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4226IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1329PassVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-02
Became Public Law No: 115-75. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR71EngrossEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-10-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB585PassDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 TITLE I--EMPLOYEES GENERALLY (Sec. 102) This bill directs federal agencies (excluding any entity that is an element of the intellige...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-10-26
Became Public Law No: 115-73. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USHB93IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for increased access to Department of Veterans Affairs medical care for women veterans. This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that gender specific services are continuous...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2225IntroVeterans Dog Training Therapy Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing veterans' post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder sy...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3765IntroTo redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56. (TXT | PDF)
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1764IntroCARERS Act of 2017 Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2288PassVeterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-23
Became Public Law No: 115-55. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3663IntroTo designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. This bill designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West V...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3218PassHarry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-16
Became Public Law No: 115-48. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2210PassTo designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center". (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Department of Veteran...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-16
Became Public Law No: 115-47. (TXT | PDF)
USSB114PassVA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017 (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 Office Direc...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-12
Became Public Law No: 115-46. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1282EngrossA bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana. (Sec. 1) This bill redesignates Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Montana located at: 2687 Palmer Street in Missoula as the "David J. Thatcher VA C...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSR203IntroA resolution designating the month of June 2017, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2017, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day".
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695)
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
USHB3640IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Restructuring Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Committee
USHB3262EngrossGrow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out the Grow Our Own Directive or G.O.O.D. pilot program to provide educational assistance to certain ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-31
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1058EngrossVA Provider Equity Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1690EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1848EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which it shall increase the use of medical scribes at VA medical centers. The bill define...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2006EngrossVA Procurement Efficiency and Transparency Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), with respect to any VA contract that is reported in the Federal Procurement Data System, to record the amount of any cost or price sav...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB426IntroGrow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year Grow Our Own Directive (or G.O.O.D.) pilot program to provide educational assistance t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1279IntroVeterans Health Administration Reform Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB946IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1261IntroVeterans Emergency Room Relief Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into contracts under which the VA pays health care providers the reasonable costs of urgent care provided to eligible veterans at non-VA fac...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1325IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1024IntroVeterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 166.
USSB1477IntroServe Veterans First Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-29
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3158IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USSB1452IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Restructuring Act of 2017 This bill establishes in the Office of the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) the position of Chief Information Officer of the Veterans...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1449IntroServing our Rural Veterans Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3042IntroDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USSB1094PassDepartment of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 This bill establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, to be headed by the Assistant Secretary...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-23
Became Public Law No: 115-41. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2920IntroCARERS Act of 2017 Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1374IntroCARERS Act of 2017 Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
Syndicate content
feedback