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USSB4166IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to secure medical opinions for veterans with service-connected disabilities who die from COVID-19 to determine whether their service-connected disabilities were the principal or contributory causes ...
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2020-07-02
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USSB4176IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for home loans from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to certain members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-02
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USSB4155IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide or assist in providing an additional vehicle adapted for operation by disabled individuals to certain eligible persons.
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2020-07-02
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USSB4124IntroA bill to expedite hiring by the Department of Veterans Affairs of medical department personnel separating from the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-01
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USSB4149IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to remove the limitation on reimbursement for emergency treatment of amounts owed to a third party for which the veteran is responsible under a health-plan contract.
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2020-07-01
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USSB4070IntroA bill to designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ann Arbor, Michigan, as the "Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Kettles Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".
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2020-06-25
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USSB4086IntroA bill amend title 38, United States Code, to revise the definition of Vietnam era for purposes of the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-25
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USSB4072IntroA bill to designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bend, Oregon, as the "Robert D. Maxwell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic".
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2020-06-25
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USSB4002IntroServicemember Student Loan Affordability Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
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USSB3935IntroA bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to prohibit the burial in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, of any President or Vice President who is not a member or veteran of the Armed Forces.
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2020-06-10
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USSB3899IntroVeterans Economic Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
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USSB3898IntroHomeless Veterans Coronavirus Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
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USSB3887IntroVeteran Debt Relief During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill defers certain debts arising from benefits under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) during the covered period, which is the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) ...
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2020-06-03
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USSB3888IntroA bill to ensure that veterans receive timely and effective health care under the Veterans Community Care Program and Veterans Care Agreements during the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes. This bill sets forth policies and procedures related...
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2020-06-03
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USSB3885IntroSFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act
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2020-06-03
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USSB3868IntroPandemic Care for Burn Pits Exposure Act of 2020
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2020-06-02
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USSB3854IntroLeasing Relief for Dependents of Fallen Heroes and Injured Servicemembers Act of 2020
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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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USSB3788IntroVeterans Cemetery Grants Improvement Act of 2020 This bill increases to $10 million (currently $5 million) the maximum amount the Department of Veterans Affairs may grant in a fiscal year to states and tribal organizations for operating and maintaini...
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2020-05-20
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USSB3762IntroVeterans Cemetery Grants Improvement Act of 2020 This bill increases to $10 million (currently $5 million) the maximum amount the Department of Veterans Affairs may grant in a fiscal year to states and tribal organizations for operating and maintaini...
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2020-05-19
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USSB3761IntroVeterans Claim Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
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USSB3753IntroVA Directly Returning Opioid Prescriptions Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each VA medical center with an on-site pharmacy or a law enforcement officer has a physical location where patients may dispose o...
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2020-05-18
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USSB3713IntroSupport our National Guard Act This bill requires the Department of Defense to provide a National Guard member separating from active service after full-time duty in support of the government response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) with...
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2020-05-13
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USSB3724IntroNo Coronavirus Copays for Veterans Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring a co-payment or other cost sharing for qualifying preventive services related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). A qualifying prev...
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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
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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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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
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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
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USSB3446IntroExpedite Agent Orange Coverage Act of 2020 This bill reinstates and extends through September 30, 2025, the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to determine and regulate diseases that warrant a presumption of service-connection after expo...
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2020-03-11
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USSB3408IntroLong-Term Care Veterans Choice Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into contracts to place certain disabled veterans in medical foster homes at the request of such veterans. Specifically, the bill concerns vetera...
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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
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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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USSB3235IntroVeterans Posttraumatic Growth Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a two-year pilot program to study the effectiveness of nonprofit post-traumatic growth programs to determine (1) the outcomes of such programs in ...
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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. This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to annually rep...
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2019-12-19
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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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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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