Bills Pending US Congress House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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USHB7287IntroTo clarify the licensure requirements for contractor medical professionals to perform medical disability examinations for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6493IntroVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act This bill updates the placement and treatment of the disability benefit questionnaire form of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill requires the VA to publish the disability be...
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7600IntroTo expand the scope of the Department of Veterans Affairs open burn pit registry.
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2020-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7550IntroConfederate Commemorative Works Inventory and Joint Resource Study Act This bill directs the Departments of the Interior, Defense, and Veterans Affairs to each conduct a full inventory of specified Confederate commemorative works, including flags and...
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2020-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6889IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development, Conservation and Military Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6228IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development and Conservation Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6933IntroCaring for Survivors Act of 2020
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2020-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6013IntroVeteran Families Financial Support Act
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6027IntroRestore Veterans' Compensation Act of 2020
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5995IntroMajor Richard Star Act This bill provides that a combat-disabled uniformed services retiree with fewer than 20 years of creditable service may concurrently receive, without reduction veterans' disability compensation, and retired pay or combat-relate...
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5785IntroJoseph Ainsworth Act This bill exempts veterans who are over 99 years old from a net worth limitation related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pension payments. Specifically, the bill allows veterans who are over 99 years old and receive pensio...
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2020-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5739IntroBlast Exposure Protection Act of 2020 This bill establishes a Department of Veterans Affairs presumption of service-connection for a veteran's injury or illness associated with a blast exposure during active military, naval, or air service in spite o...
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5637IntroMichael Lecik Military Firefighters Protection Act This bill establishes a presumption of service-connection for specified diseases becoming manifest in certain veterans to a degree of disability of 10% or more within 15 years of the veteran's separa...
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5682IntroCare for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill requires hospital care and medical services to be furnished to veterans and reservists who were exposed to volatile organic compounds, including trichloroethylene and benzene, while serving at Wurtsmith Air For...
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5471IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility of children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida for benefits of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2020-01-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USSB2096EngrossA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize States and tribal organizations that receive grants from the National Cemetery Administration for establishment, expansion, or improvement of a veterans' cemeteries to use amounts of such gra...
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2020-01-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5151IntroHonoring the Oath Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Military Family Immigration Advisory Committee and provides a path to U.S. citizenship to noncitizens in the Armed Forces. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shall notify the committee whe...
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5028IntroProtecting Benefits for Disabled Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5019IntroVeterans Legal Support Act of 2019 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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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5020IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine or the National Cancer Institute to conduct a study on radiation exposure relating to prostate cancer. T...
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5060IntroMedical Retiree Pay Restoration Act
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5048IntroFairness for Local Veteran Cemeteries Act
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4748IntroJustice for ALS Veterans Act of 2019 This bill extends increased dependency and indemnity compensation to the surviving spouse of a veteran who dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) regardless of how long the veteran h...
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2019-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4588IntroModernizing VA's Records Management Program Act This bill authorizes the treatment of digitized records (e.g., photographs or files) as original documents for purposes of claims under laws of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), so long as the di...
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2019-10-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4574IntroVeterans' Right to Breathe Act This bill provides a presumption of service connection to burn pit-exposed veterans for certain diseases. Under a presumption of service connection, specific conditions diagnosed in certain veterans are presumed to have...
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2019-10-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4204IntroSpecial Guerrilla Unit (SGU) Veterans Service Recognition Expansion Act of 2019 This bill expands eligibility for internment in national cemeteries to include certain individuals who the Department of Veterans Affairs determines served honorably with...
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2019-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB3866IntroHear our Heroes Act of 2019 This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for hearing-related issues in certain veterans for purposes of wartime disability compensation. Under a presumption of service-connection, specific conditions diagnose...
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB3517IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act
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2019-07-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB3221IntroDependency and Indemnity Compensation Improvement Act of 2019 This bill creates an allowance for a deceased veteran's or deceased service member's surviving spouse who is receiving dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) from the Department of Ve...
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2019-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB3178IntroTo amend titles 10 and 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements to benefits for survivors of deceased graduates of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
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2019-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2947IntroVeterans' Record Reconstruction Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) to develop guidelines regarding the use by the military departments and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) of unofficial sources of information to dete...
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2019-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2970IntroArmy Security Agency Monument Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to place in Arlington National Cemetery a monument honoring Army Security Agency veterans if the National Army Security Agency Association agrees to certain requirements, ...
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2019-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2886IntroVeterans Affairs Transfer of Information and Sharing of Disability Examination Procedures With DOD Doctors Act This bill addresses the sharing of medical information and disability examination procedures between the Departments of Defense (DOD) and V...
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2019-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2736IntroVeterans Estate Transfer to Survivors Act This bill provides for the payment of certain accrued benefits (e.g., pension) to the estate of a deceased veteran upon the veteran's death.
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2019-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2823IntroFilipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2556IntroDisabled Veterans Red Tape Reduction Act This bill reauthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide for medical disability evaluations by contract physicians who are not VA employees.
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2019-05-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2568IntroVietnam Veterans Liver Fluke Cancer Study Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct an epidemiological study and report on the prevalence of cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) in Vietnam era veterans. The study shal...
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2019-05-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2617IntroOATH Act Service Member's Occupational and Environmental Transparency Health Act Service Member's Occupational and Environmental Transparency Health Act or the OATH Act This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to (1) record service members'...
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2019-05-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2201IntroTo modify the presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in the Armed Forces in Thailand during the Vietnam era, and for other purposes.
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2195IntroPFAS Registry Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish a registry for current or past members of the Armed Forces who may have been exposed to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances due to the environmental release o...
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2200IntroKeeping Our Promises Act
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB1482IntroExpedite Agent Orange Coverage Act This bill reinstates and extends the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to determine and regulate diseases that warrant a presumption of service connection after exposure to a herbicide agent. Under a p...
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2019-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB1552IntroPrivate Cemeteries Honoring Veterans in the Absence of Next of Kin Act
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2019-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB1553IntroFair COLA for Seniors Act
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2019-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB1377IntroMark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act This bill includes veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands between January 1, 1977, and December 31, 1980, as radiation-exposed veterans for purposes of the D...
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2019-03-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB1752IntroFor the relief of David Beasley. Provides for the relief of David Beasley.
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2019-03-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB1005IntroBurn Pit Veterans Revision Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to amend the schedule for rating disabilities (for purposes of veterans benefit calculations) to add a diagnostic code and evaluation criteria for obliterative ...
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2019-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB1092IntroServicemembers and Veterans Empowerment and Support Act of 2019
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2019-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB578IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the city of Vallejo, California, for the transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, California, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Ve...
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2019-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB697IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay costs relating to the transportation of certain deceased veterans to veterans' cemeteries owned by a State or tribal organization. This bill authorizes the D...
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2019-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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