Bills Pending US Congress Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

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USSB1024IntroCare for Veterans Act of 2019 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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2019-04-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB898IntroA bill to designate the Manhattan Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System of the Department of Veterans Affairs as the "Margaret Cochran Corbin Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System". This bill designates the Manhattan Campus of t...
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2019-03-27
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USSB902IntroVA Hiring Enhancement Act
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2019-03-27
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USSB891IntroMedal of Honor Surviving Spouses Recognition Act of 2019
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2019-03-27
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USSB853IntroA bill to amend the John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 to eliminate the Asset and Infrastructure Review Commission of the Department of ...
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2019-03-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB835IntroNewborn Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill increases from 7 to 14 the number of days that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may furnish health care services, including post-delivery care, to the newborn child of a woman veteran who delivere...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB791IntroGI Education Benefits Fairness Act of 2019 This bill expands eligibility for receipt of GI education benefits as a dependent under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program. Specifically, the bill includes certain unmarried persons as dependents w...
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2019-03-13
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USSB699IntroNational Green Alert Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Green Alert System Advisory and Support Committee to develop best practices and provide technical assistance to states for the implementation of green alert systems, which would be activated ...
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2019-03-07
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USSB646IntroFull Military Honors Act of 2019 This bill requires full military honors to be provided for the funerals of certain veterans. Specifically, a veteran shall receive full military honors if the veteran (1) is first interred or inurned in Arlington Nati...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB666IntroHUBS for Veterans Act of 2019 Helping Unleash Benefits and Services for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill establishes a grant program to assist the transition of military personnel to civilian life. It directs the Department of Labor to carry out a five...
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2019-03-05
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USSB629IntroAccountability in Department of Veterans Affairs Scheduling and Consult Management Act
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2019-02-28
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USSB606IntroReach Every Veteran in Crisis Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish measurable targets to evaluate the effectiveness of the VA's mental health and suicide prevention media outreach campaigns. The VA must also est...
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2019-02-28
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USSB598IntroBRAVE Act of 2019 Burial Rights for America's Veterans' Efforts Act of 2019 This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for (1) burial and funeral expenses of veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection w...
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2019-02-28
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USSB576IntroFairness for Korean DMZ Veterans Act of 2019 This bill extends the presumption of service-connection for certain diseases associated with herbicide (e.g., Agent Orange) exposure to veterans who served in or near the Korean Demilitarized Zone between ...
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2019-02-27
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USSB555IntroMark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act of 2019 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 ...
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2019-02-26
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USSB554IntroBurn Pit Registry Enhancement Act This bill authorizes specified individuals to update the burn pit registry with the cause of death of a registered individual. The Department of Veterans Affairs established the burn pit registry to allow certain vet...
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2019-02-26
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USSB462IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Employee Fairness Act of 2019 This bill repeals provisions excluding any matter or question concerning professional conduct or competence; peer review; or the establishment, determination, or adjustment of employee comp...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB840EngrossVeterans' Access to Child Care Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide child care assistance to an eligible veteran who is actively participating in treatment by attending appointments for any period that the veteran ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB374IntroServicemembers and Veterans Empowerment and Support Act of 2019
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2019-02-07
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USSB408IntroVeterans' Disability Compensation Automatic COLA Act of 2019
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2019-02-07
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USSB332IntroAgent Orange Exposure Fairness Act of 2019 This bill expands eligibility for a presumption of service-connection for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents (e.g., Agent Orange) during military service in Vietnam. Specifically, the bill removes ...
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2019-02-05
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USSB341IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Procurement Efficiency and Transparency Act of 2019 This bill addresses procurement procedures in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill requires the VA to record the amount of any cost savings ...
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2019-02-05
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USSB319IntroWomen Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2019 This bill addresses fertility treatments, counseling, and other health-related programs for veterans and members of the Armed Forces. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Defense (D...
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2019-02-04
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USSB179IntroVA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a clinical trial of the effects of medical-grade cannabis on the health outcomes of covered veterans diagnosed with chronic pain, and als...
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2019-01-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB154IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Contract, Leadership, and Ensuring Accountability and Reform Act of 2019 VA CLEAR Act of 2019
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2019-01-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB127IntroA bill to 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 Departmen...
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2019-01-15
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USSB91IntroCreating a Reliable Environment for Veterans' Dependents Act of 2019 This bill addresses funding for care of dependents of homeless veterans. Grant recipients under the Department of Veterans Affairs comprehensive service program for homeless veteran...
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2019-01-10
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