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USSB3854IntroA bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to clarify the authority of servicemembers who incur a catastrophic injury or illness while in military service to terminate leases of premises and motor vehicles, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-01
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6168EngrossVeterans' 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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2020-06-01
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USSB3812IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care from the Department of Veterans Affairs to include veterans of World War II.
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2020-05-21
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USSB3788IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an increase in the maximum amount of grants awarded by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to States and tribal organizations for operating and maintaining veterans' cemeteries, and for other...
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2020-05-20
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USSB3762IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an increase in the maximum amount of grants awarded by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to States and tribal organizations for operating and maintaining veterans' cemeteries, and for other...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3761IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans service organizations and recognized agents and attorneys opportunities to review Department of Veterans Affairs disability rating determin...
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2020-05-19
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USSB3753IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that certain medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs have physical locations for the disposal of controlled substances medications.
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2020-05-18
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USSB3713IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Defense to provide to certain members of the National Guard serving on active service in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) the transitional health benefits provided to members of the reserve components separati...
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2020-05-13
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USSB3724IntroA bill to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from charging veterans copayments for preventive services relating to COVID-19.
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2020-05-13
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USSB3678IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for payment of work-study allowances during a public health emergency relating to COVID-19 and for allowances to veterans enrolled in educational institutions closed for emergency situations, a...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3643IntroVA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act
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2020-05-07
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USSB3616IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the inclusion of certain emblems on headstones and markers furnished for veterans by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-06
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USSB3637IntroA bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-06
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USSB3613IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to strengthen existing benefits for certain descendants of veterans exposed to herbicide agents, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-05
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USSB3575IntroDisabled Veterans Education Relief Act of 2020 This bill addresses Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) assistance entitlements and subsistence allowances. Under the bill, an assistance payment for training and rehabilitation programs for veterans wit...
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2020-03-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3458IntroReducing High Risk to Veterans and Veterans Services Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit a report outlining the actions taken and plan to address the areas of concern identified in the 2019 High-Risk List ...
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2020-03-12
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USSB3464IntroVeterans Court of Appeals Support Act of 2020 This bill permanently increases the maximum number of judges presiding over the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to nine judges.
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2020-03-12
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USSB3444IntroFair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020 This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents while serving in Vietnam. Under a pr...
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2020-03-11
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USSB3450IntroA bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational inst...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3446IntroExpedite Agent Orange Coverage Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
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USSB3408IntroLong-Term Care Veterans Choice Act
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2020-03-05
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USSB3378IntroReduce Unemployment for Veterans of All Ages Act of 2020
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2020-03-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4852EngrossG.I. and Veterans Education Empowerment Act GIVE Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide specified information to veterans and members of the Armed Forces about postsecondary educational institutions. Specifically, t...
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2020-02-27
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USHB4613EngrossVA Reporting Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and maintain a website that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of all legislatively requested reports required to be submitted after the ...
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2020-02-27
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USHB2227EngrossGold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019 This bill revises the authority of certain family members of a servicemember who dies or becomes catastrophically ill or injured while in military service to...
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2020-02-27
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USHB3749EngrossLegal Services for Homeless Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make grants to eligible entities that provide legal services to homeless veterans and veterans at risk for homelessness. To be eligible, an entity ...
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2020-02-27
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USHB561EngrossProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-02-27
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USSB3282IntroProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-02-12
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USSB3279IntroVET Extension Act of 2019 Veterans Education and Transfer Extension Act of 2019
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2020-02-12
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USSB3266IntroGuard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2020
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2020-02-11
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USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
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USSB3235IntroVeterans Posttraumatic Growth Act
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2020-01-28
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USSB3224IntroVA Research Approval Efficiency Act of 2020 This bill addresses clinical research procedures within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill requires the VA to complete policy revisions within the internal directive titled Requ...
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2020-01-21
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USSB3210IntroImproving Mental Health Care for Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-01-16
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USSB3203IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Therapeutic Medical Physicist Pay Cap Relief Act
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2020-01-16
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USSB3195IntroPromoting Coordination for Veteran Suicide Prevention Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly review and report on the records of each former member of the Armed Forces who died ...
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2020-01-15
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USSB3177IntroStrengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-01-09
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USSB3122IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress an annual report on suicide among veterans, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3128IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to reorganize the Chaplain Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-19
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USHB4183EngrossIdentifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to study and report on disability and pension benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to members of the National Guard and membe...
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2019-12-18
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USHB3530EngrossImproving Confidence in Veterans' Care Act This bill addresses licensure and employment requirements for medical providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, for VA medical provider positions that require a person to prescribe ...
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2019-12-18
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USSB3091IntroJustice 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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2019-12-18
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USSB3089IntroBUILD for Veterans Act of 2019 Build, Utilize, Invest, Lease, and Deliver for Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-12-18
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USSB3087IntroA bill to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from denying home loans for veterans who legally work in the marijuana industry on the basis of the nature of such work, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-18
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USSJR61IntroA joint resolution approving the request of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a waiver under section 1703E(f) of title 38, United States Code. This joint resolution approves the request of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for a waiver of s...
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2019-12-12
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USSB3039IntroA bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans...
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2019-12-12
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USSB3041IntroVHA CRED Act of 2019 Veterans Health Administration Caregiver Retention and Eligibility Determination Act of 2019
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2019-12-12
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USSB3020IntroCommitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into a contract with a state in order to carry out, coordinate, improve, or otherwise enhance health and wellness programs, comprehen...
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2019-12-11
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USSB2995IntroImproving 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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2019-12-05
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USSB2988IntroVeteran Pension Protection Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
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