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USSB3147EnrollImproving 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USSB3587EnrollDepartment of Veterans Affairs Website Accessibility Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress regarding the accessibility of VA websites (including attached files and web-based applications) to indiv...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB8247EnrollVeterans COMPACT Act of 2020 Veterans Comprehensive Prevention, Access to Care, and Treatment Act of 2020 This bill implements programs, policies, and reports related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, suicide care, mental ...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB8276EnrollTo authorize the President to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to Alwyn C. Cashe for acts of valor during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USSB2216EngrossTEAM Veteran Caregivers Act Transparency and Effective Accountability Measures for Veteran Caregivers Act The bill revises the administration of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) caregiver programs. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to formall...
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2020-11-18
Held at the desk.
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It...
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2020-11-18
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of secs. 1276, 7103, and 7104 of the House bill, and sec. 6003 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Neal, Panetta, and Wenstrup.
USSB900EngrossA bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bozeman, Montana, as the "Travis W. Atkins Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the De...
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2020-11-17
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSR764IntroA resolution designating October 26, 2020, as the "Day of the Deployed". This resolution designates October 26, 2020, as the Day of the Deployed in honor of the deployed members of the Armed Forces and their families.
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2020-11-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR 10/26/2020 S6601-6602)
USHR1213IntroExpressing the support of the House of Representatives for the naming of new or undedicated facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs after women veterans and minority veterans in order to reflect the diversity of all who have served in the Ar...
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2020-11-12
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR1211IntroCommemorating and acknowledging veteran-owned small businesses. This resolution supports the designation of Veteran-Owned Small Business Week. The resolution also honors and recognizes veterans for their service and celebrates the entrepreneurial spi...
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2020-11-05
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB561PassProtecting 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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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-183. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2359PassWhole Veteran Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the implementation of its whole health approach to health care. The report must include an analysis of the accessibility and availability of a variety of services, i...
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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-185. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4183PassIdentifying 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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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-187. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-10-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 463.
USHB8710IntroVeterans Community Care Fairness Act
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2020-10-30
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8697IntroElection Security Assessments Act
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2020-10-27
To House Intelligence Committee
USSB4852IntroA bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transfer certain coronavirus aid and relief funds to various accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4858IntroReducing Veteran Homelessness Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4856IntroA bill to authorize the construction of a major medical facility for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a major medical f...
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2020-10-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8668IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include the KIA, MIA, and POW acronyms on headstones and markers furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs. This bill authorizes specified acronyms to be incl...
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2020-10-23
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR751IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of October 23, 2020, as a national day of remembrance of the tragic terrorist bombing of the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1983. This resolution expresses support for th...
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2020-10-22
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4833IntroA bill to amend title 32, United States Code, to authorize cybersecurity operations and missions to protect critical infrastructure by members of the National Guard in connection with training or other duty.
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2020-10-21
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4838IntroUnited States-Israel PTSD Collaborative Research Act This bill establishes a grant program for collaborative efforts between the United States and Israel to advance research on post-traumatic stress disorders. The Department of Defense, in coordinati...
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2020-10-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4839IntroVeterans Legal Support Act of 2020 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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2020-10-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1812PassVet Center Eligibility Expansion Act
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-176. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2372PassVeterans' Care Quality Transparency Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on all memoranda of understanding and memoranda of agreement entered into by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with non-VA entities relati...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-177. (TXT | PDF)
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. (TXT | PDF)
USHB8643IntroPFAS Exposure Assessment and Documentation Act
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2020-10-20
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4802IntroParris Island Protection Act
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2020-10-19
To Senate Armed Services Committee
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. (TXT | PDF)
USSB743PassMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-170. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1197IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 23, 2020, as a national day of remembrance of the tragic 1983 terrorist bombing of the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. This resolution expresses support for the designation of ...
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2020-10-16
To House Armed Services Committee
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)
USHB8562IntroPandemic Essential Supplies Act
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2020-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8578IntroParris Island Protection Act
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2020-10-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB8559IntroSurviving Families Benefit Expansion Act
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2020-10-09
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8549IntroTo prohibit the retention of incidentally acquired communications in the course of intelligence collection activities.
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2020-10-09
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB8571IntroVA/DoD Deployment Interoperability Act
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2020-10-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB8575IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a report on threats to the United States Armed Forces from the Russian Federation.
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2020-10-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7811IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a reduction in loan fees for certain veterans affected by major disasters.
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7728IntroCOVID-19 Benefits for Active Duty Servicemembers, the Reserve Components, and their Survivors Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7727IntroBurial Equity for Guards and Reserves Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7747IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress an annual report on the Solid Start program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to annually report on i...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7784IntroVA Police Improvement and Accountability Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB7902IntroExpedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint a psychiatrist who completes a residency at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility to a VHA health care position imm...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7888IntroREACH VET reporting Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health—Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET) program to assess, among other elements, the impact of the progra...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7926IntroEnsuring Veterans Access Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and maintain a secure, internet-based portal to enable a person or their representative to make records requests related to VA claims and benefits. R...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB7964IntroPeer Support for Veteran Families Act
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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
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