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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.
USHB95EngrossVeterans' Access to Child Care Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide child care assistance to an eligible veteran for any period that the veteran: (1) receives covered health care services at a VA facility, and (2) ...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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
USHB2810EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 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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2017-07-25
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S4165)
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.
USHB918IntroVeteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish to former members of the Armed Forces: (1) an initial mental health assessment; and (2) the mental health care services required to tr...
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2017-07-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB115IntroVeterans Transplant Coverage Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transplant procedure for an eligible veteran, notwithstanding that the live donor may not be eligible ...
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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.
USSB683IntroKeeping Our Commitment to Disabled Veterans Act of 2017 This bill extends the requirement for the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide nursing home care to certain veterans with service-connected disabilities through December 31, 2018.
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB833IntroServicemembers and Veterans Empowerment and Support 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.
USHB91IntroBuilding Supportive Networks for Women Veterans Act
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2017-06-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 134.
USHB3042IntroDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USSB304IntroTribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to permit the Indian Health Service (IHS) to pay copayments owed to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by Indian veterans for medical se...
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2017-06-15
An errata sheet on written report No. 115-112 was printed. (text: 115S.Rept.112 errata)
USSB758IntroJaney Ensminger Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, at least every three years, to: review the scientific literature relevant to the relationship between the emplo...
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB591IntroMilitary and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 This bill expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or ...
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2017-06-14
Special Committee on Aging. Hearings held.
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
USHB2683IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1005EngrossTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans. This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) (Sec. 1)...
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2017-05-24
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
USHB1545EngrossVA Prescription Data Accountability Act 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to disclose information about an individual who is dispensed medication prescribed by a VA employee or by a non-VA provider authorized to ...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1725EngrossQuicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017 This bill requires (current law authorizes) the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to accept, for purposes of establishing a claim for veterans disability benefits, a report of a medical examination adm...
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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.
USSB324IntroState Veterans Home Adult Day Health Care Improvement Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay for medical supervision model adult day health care for a...
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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.
USSB609IntroChiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2017 This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and...
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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
USHB2251IntroChiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and service...
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2017-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB968IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
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2017-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1564IntroVA Beneficiary Travel Act of 2017
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2017-04-27
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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
USHB1954IntroServicemembers and Veterans Empowerment and Support Act of 2017
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2017-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USSB544PassA bill to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to modify the termination date for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ...
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2017-04-19
Became Public Law No: 115-26. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1301EngrossDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in th...
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2017-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 36.
USHB907IntroNewborn Care Improvement Act This bill allows the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide the newborn child of a woman veteran who is receiving VA maternity care with post-delivery care services for 42 days after the child's birth if the veter...
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2017-04-06
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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
USHB299IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2017-04-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1472IntroMilitary and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 This bill expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or ...
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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)
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