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USSB114PassDepartment 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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2017-08-17
Became Public Law No: 115-46.
USSB1393IntroJobs for Our Heroes Act
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2017-08-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 202.
USHB1058EngrossVA 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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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1690EngrossDepartment 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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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHCR71IntroEstablishing 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.
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2017-07-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 172.
USSB426IntroGrow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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 ...
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2017-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 165.
USHB3042IntroDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
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
USSB585EngrossDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations 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 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase, as of December 1, 2017, the rates of veterans' wartime disability compensation, additional compensation for d...
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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 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: adopt the unique device identification system developed for medical devices by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or impleme...
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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. This bill prohibits smoking: (1) indoors in any Veterans Health Administration facility, and (2) outdoors in any...
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2017-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB543IntroPerformance Accountability and Contractor Transparency Act of 2017
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB681IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB804IntroWomen Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) establish standards to ensure that all VA medical facilities have the structural characteristics necessary to adequately meet the gend...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2452IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2017-05-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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.
USHB42IntroTo authorize the Directors of Veterans Integrated Service Networks of the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with appropriate civilian accreditation entities or appropriate health care evaluation entities to investigate medical ce...
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2017-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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
USHB1824IntroResponsibly Addressing the Marijuana Policy Gap Act of 2017
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2017-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR258IntroUrging the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to prioritize the hiring of mental health professionals. Recognizes the critical shortage of mental health professionals working for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Calls on the VA to prioritize the h...
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2017-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Health 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)
USSB780IntroResponsibly Addressing the Marijuana Policy Gap Act of 2017
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2017-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB788IntroVeteran Overmedication Prevention Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (or another private, not-for-profit entity with comparable experti...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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
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
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
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
USSB712IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Appeals Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-03-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB700IntroWomen Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2017
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2017-03-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
USSB663IntroVeterans Choice Program Resolution Act This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to direct the Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select from among employees of the Office of Inspector G...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
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
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