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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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2020-11-17
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB3587EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs 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 indiv...
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2020-11-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3147EngrossImproving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report on the policies and procedures relating to patient safety and quality of care and the steps the VA has taken to improve such c...
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2020-11-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USSB4852IntroA bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transfer certain coronavirus aid and relief funds to various accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4856IntroA bill to authorize the construction of a major medical facility for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a major medical f...
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2020-10-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4839IntroVeterans Legal Support Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide support, including financial support, to one or more university law school programs to provide veterans with legal assistance.
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2020-10-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6168PassVeterans' 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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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-178. (TXT | PDF)
USSB785PassCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-171. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1646PassA bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in St. Augustine, Florida, as the "Leo C. Chase Jr. Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of ...
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2020-10-13
Became Public Law No: 116-168. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4072PassA bill to designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bend, Oregon, as the "Robert D. Maxwell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic". This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Bend, Oregon, as the Robert D. M...
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2020-10-13
Became Public Law No: 116-169. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7902IntroExpedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2020 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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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8034IntroVeterans Infertility Treatment Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8076IntroState Veterans Homes Domiciliary Care Flexibility Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7841IntroThe American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act This bill requires the federal government to purchase medical supplies and personal protective equipment from the United States, with exceptions for small purchases. Specifically, the bill requires the Depa...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB8506IntroTEAM Act of 2020 Toxic Exposure in the American Military Act of 2020
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2020-10-02
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159. (TXT | PDF)
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
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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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6791IntroCOVID-19 Safe Home Appraisal Act of 2020 This bill allows interior inspection appraisal requirements with respect to certain loans to be waived through the end of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period if specified requirement...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6589EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Chief Financial Officer Authority and Collaboration Act of 2020 This bill addresses the authority and responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the b...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB7443IntroVeterans Claim Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide the representative of a veteran with an opportunity to review a proposed determination regarding a claim for compensation or benefits before...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7441IntroHire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct, as part of the Transition Assistance Program, recruitment for specified medical personnel positions from among medical department personnel ...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7347EngrossTo 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". This bill designates the medical center of the Department of V...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB1925EngrossTo designate the Manhattan Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System of the Department of Veterans Affairs as the "Margaret Cochran Corbin Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System". This bill designates the Manhattan Campus of the New ...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB4983EngrossTo 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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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5023EngrossTo 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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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB5245EngrossSHIELD for Veterans Act Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act This bill updates debt collection and overpayment processes related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits or programs. Specifically, the bi...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 555.
USHB7105EngrossDELIVER Act Dependable Employment and Living Improvements for Veterans Economic Recovery Act
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3010EngrossHonoring All Veterans Act This bill adds the following as a mission statement for the Department of Veterans Affairs: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise to care for those who shall have borne the battle and for their families, caregivers, and sur...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USHB5843IntroStrengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7163IntroVA FOIA Reform Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reduce the backlog of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by 75% within three years of enactment of the bill. Additionally, the VA must reduce the backlog...
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSB629IntroAccountability in Department of Veterans Affairs Scheduling and Consult Management Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 537.
USSB805IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act of 2020 Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill limits the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recover overpayments of benefits from veterans. Among ot...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 539.
USHB8261IntroPresumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4572IntroPresumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4579IntroVeterans' 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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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8145IntroTo provide for a staffing improvement plan and occupational series for licensed professional mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists of Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7638IntroRestoring Worker Power Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB8195IntroTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic, located at 400 College Drive, Middleburg, Florida, the "A.K. Baker VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affa...
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2020-09-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4531IntroA bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs, located at 400 College Drive, Middleburg, Florida, the "Andrew K. Baker Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic", and for other purposes. This bill designa...
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2020-09-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8172IntroVA Research Technology Act
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2020-09-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USSB2336EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Reform Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4515IntroACCESS the Internet Act Accelerating Connected Care and Education Support Services on the Internet Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4460IntroState Veterans Homes Domiciliary Care Flexibility Act
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2020-08-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2791IntroDepartment 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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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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