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USSB304IntroTribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act 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 services au...
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2017-06-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 149.
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.
USSB114EngrossDepartment 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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2017-05-26
To House Veterans' Affairs 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
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
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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
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB91IntroBuilding Supportive Networks for Women Veterans Act This bill makes permanent the requirement for the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out, through the Readjustment Counseling Service of the Veterans Health Administration, a program to provide...
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2017-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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.
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2017-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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.
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 .
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.
USHB95IntroVeterans' 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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2017-04-06
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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 .
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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2017-04-06
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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)
USHB369IntroTo eliminate the sunset of the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to eliminate the August 7, 2017, sunset date for the Veterans Choice Program, which ...
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2017-03-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 36.
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
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
USHB1507IntroAsk Veterans Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with an experienced non-government entity to conduct an annual survey, over a five-year period, to determine the experiences of veterans in obtaining hospital care...
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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
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
USHB1618IntroS.O.S. Veterans Caregivers Act Support our Services to Veterans Caregivers Act This bill includes a veteran who has a serious illness or injury (currently, a serious injury) incurred or aggravated in the line of active duty on or after September 11, ...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1168IntroUnited States Cadet Nurse Corps Equity Act This bill deems as active military service for Department of Veterans Affairs purposes any service as a member of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps between July 1, 1943, and December 31, 1948 (qualified se...
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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1064IntroMental Health Care Provider Retention Act of 2017 This bill allows an individual who has been diagnosed with a mental health condition and who is transitioning from receiving treatment from the Department of Defense to receiving treatment from in the...
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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1712IntroProtection and Advocacy for Veterans Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a five-year grant program to improve the monitoring of VA mental health and substance abuse treatment programs. The VA shall award a grant...
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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB706IntroQuicker 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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2017-03-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1181EngrossVeterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits, in any case arising out of the administration of laws and benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, any person who is mentally incapacitated, deemed mentally incompetent, or ex...
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2017-03-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 21.
USSB700IntroWomen Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2017
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2017-03-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB699IntroHonor Our Commitment Act of 2017
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2017-03-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1685IntroHonor Our Commitment Act of 2017
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2017-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1690IntroDepartment 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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2017-03-22
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB1259EngrossVA Accountability First Act of 2017
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2017-03-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1445IntroVREASA Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat ambulance services as reimbursable emergency services if: the ambulance request was made because of the sudden onset of a...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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)
USHB1371IntroVet Connect Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to disclose to non-VA entities that provide hospital care or medical treatment to veterans (including private entities and other federal agencies) records of the ide...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1254IntroVeterans Health ID Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which: (1) eligible veterans may elect to receive hospital care and services at non-VA facilities, and (2) the VA shall reimb...
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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