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USHB6168PassVeterans' 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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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-178.
USSB785PassCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-171.
USSB1646PassA bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in St. Augustine, Florida, as the "Leo C. Chase Jr. Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of ...
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2020-10-13
Became Public Law No: 116-168. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4072PassA bill to designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bend, Oregon, as the "Robert D. Maxwell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic". This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Bend, Oregon, as the Robert D. M...
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2020-10-13
Became Public Law No: 116-169. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7902IntroExpedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8034IntroVeterans Infertility Treatment Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8076IntroState Veterans Homes Domiciliary Care Flexibility Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7841IntroThe American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act This bill requires the federal government to purchase medical supplies and personal protective equipment from the United States, with exceptions for small purchases. Specifically, the bill requires the Depa...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159.
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6769IntroSAVE Act Supporting At-risk Veterans in an Emergency Act
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6589EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Chief Financial Officer Authority and Collaboration Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a plan that includes steps and timelines to address the material weakness of the VA a...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB6791IntroCOVID-19 Safe Home Appraisal Act of 2020 This bill allows interior inspection appraisal requirements with respect to certain loans to be waived through the end of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period if specified requirement...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7443IntroVeterans Claim Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide the representative of a veteran with an opportunity to review a proposed determination regarding a claim for compensation or benefits before...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7441IntroHire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct, as part of the Transition Assistance Program, recruitment for specified medical personnel positions from among medical department personnel ...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7347EngrossTo 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". This bill designates the medical center of the Department of V...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB1925EngrossTo 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 the New ...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB4983EngrossTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Gilbert, Arizona, as the "Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the ...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5023EngrossTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Youngstown, Ohio, as the "Carl Nunziato VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Youngstown, Ohio, ...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB5245EngrossSHIELD for Veterans Act Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act This bill updates debt collection and overpayment processes related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits or programs. Specifically, the bi...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 555.
USHB7105EngrossDELIVER Act Dependable Employment and Living Improvements for Veterans Economic Recovery Act
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3010EngrossHonoring All Veterans Act This bill adds the following as a mission statement for the Department of Veterans Affairs: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise to care for those who shall have borne the battle and for their families, caregivers, and sur...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USHB5843IntroStrengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7163IntroVA FOIA Reform Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reduce the backlog of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by 75% within three years of enactment of the bill. Additionally, the VA must reduce the backlog...
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSB629IntroAccountability in Department of Veterans Affairs Scheduling and Consult Management Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 537.
USSB805IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act of 2020 Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill limits the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recover overpayments of benefits from veterans. Among ot...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 539.
USHB8261IntroPresumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4572IntroPresumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4579IntroVeterans' 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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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8145IntroTo provide for a staffing improvement plan and occupational series for licensed professional mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists of Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7638IntroRestoring Worker Power Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB8195IntroTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic, located at 400 College Drive, Middleburg, Florida, the "A.K. Baker VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affa...
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2020-09-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4531IntroA bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs, located at 400 College Drive, Middleburg, Florida, the "Andrew K. Baker Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic", and for other purposes. This bill designa...
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2020-09-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8172IntroVA Research Technology Act
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2020-09-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USSB2336EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Reform Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4515IntroACCESS the Internet Act Accelerating Connected Care and Education Support Services on the Internet Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4460IntroState Veterans Homes Domiciliary Care Flexibility Act
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2020-08-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2791IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Tribal Advisory Committee Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs to advise the VA on matters relating to Native American tr...
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4526IntroBrian Tally VA Employment Transparency Act This bill prescribes the notice the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must provide in the event a person submits a claim for damage, injury, or death on Standard Form 95 (related to tort claims occurring w...
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6353IntroIncreasing Access for Veterans and Their Survivors Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include on its covered toll-free telephone number a Spanish prompt and the functionality of directing callers to a Spanish-sp...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB6528IntroVA RAISES Act VA Recruitment Assistance to Improve Senior Executive Service Act This bill excludes certain appointed positions within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from current executive schedule salary caps. Specifically, the current salar...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB3084PassA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to modify the limitation on pay for certain high-level employees and officers of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This bill excludes certain appointed positions within the Department of Veterans Affair...
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2020-07-02
Became Public Law No: 116-146. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7461IntroTo authorize appropriations for the Department of Veterans Affairs for construction and maintenance, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR618IntroA resolution designating June 2020 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2020, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day". This resolution designates June 2020 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and Ju...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/15/2020 CR S2975-2976)
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