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H 120 - Garrett
War Powers Resolution Repeal
01/06/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on RULES.
Repeals the War Powers Resolution.
H 124 - Jones
Department of the Navy Redesignation
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Redesignates the Department of the Navy as the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps.
H 139 - Jolly
Sale or Donation of Surplus Military Equipment
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Amends title 10, United States Code, to require that Federal, State, and local agencies to which surplus military equipment and personal property is sold or donated demonstrate that agency personnel are certified, trained, or licensed, as appropriate, in the proper operation of the equipment prior to the sale or donation.
H 145 - Jolly
Work Opportunity Tax Credit
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the work opportunity tax credit and to allow the transfer of such credit in the case of contracted veterans.
H 146 - Jones
Access to Oxygen Therapy for Armed Forces with PTSD
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Amends Title 10, United States Code, to ensure that members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who are diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or traumatic brain injury have access to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at military medical treatment facilities.
H 147 - Jones
Secretary of Defense Transportation Cost Disclosures
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Requires the Secretary of Defense to determine and disclose the cost of any transportation provided by the Secretary to Members, officers, or employees of the House of Representatives or Senate who are carrying out official duties outside the United States.
H 148 - Jones
Prerogative to Close Prayer for Military Chaplains
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Amends title 10, United States Code, to ensure that every military chaplain has the prerogative to close a prayer outside of a religious service according to the dictates of the chaplain's own conscience.
H 157 - McGovern
Limitation on Cluster Munitions
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Limits the use of cluster munitions.
H 164 - Schweikert
Debt by Public Social Security Benefits and Military
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Requires that the United States Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public, Social Security benefits, and military pay in the event that the debt limit is reached.
H 182 - Calvert
Centralized Report of Veteran Enrollment
01/07/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to permit the centralized reporting of veteran enrollment by certain groups, districts, and consortiums of educational institutions.
H 189 - Grayson
Foreclosure and Eviction Protections
01/07/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Extends foreclosure and eviction protections for servicemembers, and for other purposes.
H 190 - Grayson
Foreclosure and Eviction Protections
01/07/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Makes foreclosure and eviction protections for servicemembers permanent, and for other purposes.
H 203 - Walz
Mental Health Care and Suicide Prevention Program
01/21/2015 - In SENATE. Placed on SENATE Legislative Calendar under General Orders.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of annual evaluations of mental health care and suicide prevention programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to require a pilot program on loan repayment for psychiatrists who agree to serve in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H 215 - Brown C
Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act
01/08/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on BUDGET.
Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to clarify the treatment of administrative expenses of the Department of Veterans Affairs during sequestration.
H 216 - Brown C
Future-Years Veterans Program And Veteran Review
01/08/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code; directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a Future-Years Veterans Program and a quadrennial veterans review, establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs a Chief Strategy Officer.
H 218 - Brown C
Maximum Age for Children Eligible for Medical Care
01/08/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code; increases the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans' Administration (CHAMPVA) program.
H 22 - Davis R
Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate Exemptions
01/08/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 220 - Fortenberry
Maximum Age Increase for Children Eligible for Medical
01/08/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code; increases the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans' Administration CHAMPVA program.
H 245 - Abraham
Secretary of Veterans Affairs
01/09/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to codify certain existing provisions of law relating to effective dates for claims under the Laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H 250 - Connolly
Death Gratuities and Related Benefits
01/09/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.
Provides a permanent appropriation of funds for the payment of death gratuities and related benefits for survivors of deceased members of the uniformed services in event of any period of lapsed appropriations.
H 251 - Green A
Position of Special Assistant for Veterans Affairs
01/09/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on FINANCIAL SERVICES.
Transfers the position of Special Assistant for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Housing and Urban Development to the Office of the Secretary.
H 252 - Green A
Housing Assistance for Very Low Income Veterans
01/09/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Provides housing assistance for very low-income veterans.
H 260 - Lee B
Work Opportunity Tax Credit
01/09/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the work opportunity tax credit with respect to the hiring of veterans in the field of renewable energy.
H 271 - Bilirakis G
Veterans Mental Health Treatment Commission
01/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Establishes a commission to examine the evidence-based therapy treatment model used by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for treating mental illnesses of veterans and the potential benefits of incorporating complementary alternative treatments available in non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities within the community.
H 272 - Walberg
Medal of Honor Recipient Health Care
01/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to increase the priority for enrollment of medal of honor recipients in the health care system of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H 280 - Miller J
Recouped Awards from Veterans Affairs Employees
01/12/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM.
Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recoup bonuses and awards paid to employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H 288 - Brownley
Beneficiary Travel Program
01/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to provide for coverage under the beneficiary travel program of the Department of Veterans Affairs of certain disabled veterans for travel for certain special disabilities rehabilitation.
H 294 - Miller J
Secretary of Veterans Affairs
01/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts and agreements for the transfer of veterans to non-Department medical foster homes for certain veterans who are unable to live independently.
H 303 - Bilirakis G
Disability Compensation
01/13/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 10, United States Code, to permit additional retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability to receive both disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs for their disability and either retired pay by reason of their years of military service or combat-related special compensation.
H 313 - Lynch
Service Connected Disability
01/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM.
Amends title 5, United States Code, to provide leave to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability.
H 315 - Meng
Secretary of Defense
01/13/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Requires the Secretary of Defense to establish a process to determine whether individuals claiming certain service in the Philippines during World War II are eligible for certain benefits despite not being on the Missouri List.
H 333 - Bishop S
Disability Compensation
01/13/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 10, United States Code, to permit retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability rated less than 50 percent to receive concurrent payment of both retired pay and veterans' disability compensation, to extend eligibility for concurrent receipt to chapter 61 disability retirees with less than 20 years of service.
H 341 - Calvert
State Licenses and Credentials for Veterans
01/14/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to require States to recognize the military experience of veterans when issuing licenses and credentials to veterans.
H 342 - Denham
Military Commissary and Store Privileges
01/14/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Amends Title 10, United States Code, to extend military commissary and exchange store privileges, without time-period limitation, to members of the Armed Forces who are involuntarily separated with a service-connected disability and also to extend such privileges to their dependents.
H 344 - DelBene
Veterans for Manufacturing Positions
01/14/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Provides for the establishment of a pilot program to encourage the employment of veterans in manufacturing positions.
H 353 - Duffy
Veterans Affairs Hearing Aid Specialists
01/14/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to include licensed hearing aid specialists as eligible for appointment in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H 356 - Maloney S
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
01/14/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop and publish an action plan for improving the vocational rehabilitation services and assistance provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H 359 - Stivers
Veterans Affairs Dog Training Therapy
01/14/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy.
H 366 - Cohen
Hire Heroes Act Authority
01/14/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY.
Reauthorizes the vow to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, to provide assistance to small businesses owned by veterans, to improve enforcement of employment and reemployment rights of members of the uniformed services.
H 388 - Ruiz
National Recreational Pass
01/14/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on AGRICULTURE.
Provides for a lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-connected disability.
H 421 - Sinema
Mental Health Treatment for Veterans
01/20/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to improve the mental health treatment provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to veterans who served in classified missions.
H 423 - Collins D
Veterans Affairs Care for Newborns
01/21/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to improve the care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children.
H 444 - Brownley
Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Veterans
01/21/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Expands the research and education on and delivery of complementary and alternative medicine to veterans.
H 454 - Jones
Armed Force Retirement Pay Overpayments
01/21/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Provides for forgiveness of certain overpayments of retired pay paid to deceased retired members of the Armed Forces following their death.
H 456 - Murphy P
Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program
01/21/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to include the cost of applying to an institution of higher learning as part of the benefits provided under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program.
H 474 - Wenstrup
Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends Title 38, United States Code, to provide for a five-year extension to the homeless veterans reintegration programs and to provide clarification regarding eligibility for services under such programs.
H 475 - Wenstrup
Veterans Affairs Educational Assistance
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs relating to educational assistance.
H 476 - Wenstrup
Veterans Affairs Educational Benefits
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends Title 38, United States Code, to clarify the process of approving courses of education pursued using educational benefits administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H 483 - Takai
Filipino World War II Veterans Visas
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Exempts children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas.
H 498 - Denham
Defense Personnel Record Image Retrieval Access
01/22/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Defense to jointly ensure that the Vet Centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs have access to the Defense Personnel Record Image Retrieval system and the Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense Identity Repository system.
H 501 - Kilmer
Discrimination on the Basis of Military Service
01/22/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Prohibits discrimination on the basis of military service.
H 502 - Kilmer
Management and Accountability Program of VA
01/22/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on BUDGET.
Establishes a pilot program to improve the management and accountability within the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to provide oversight of the Veterans Health Administration.
H 517 - Titus
Veterans Affairs Claim Backlog Task Force
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Establishes a task force to evaluate the backlog of appeals to claims submitted to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H 58 - Blackburn
Discretionary Spending Rescission
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.
Makes 5 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-Defense, non Homeland Security, and non Veterans Affairs discretionary spending for each of the fiscal years 2015 and 2016.
H 60 - Jackson Lee
Cyber Defense National Guard Study
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Select Committee on INTELLIGENCE.
Requires the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a study on the feasibility of establishing a Cyber Defense National Guard.
H 76 - Jackson Lee
Private Employers Tax Credit for Veteran Hires
01/06/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to encourage private employers to hire veterans; amends title 38, United States Code; clarifies the reasonable efforts an employer may make under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act with respect to hiring veterans.
H 87 - Blackburn
Shiloh National Park Boundary
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES.
Modifies the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in Tennessee and Mississippi; establishes Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System.
H 90 - Brownley
Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request Reviews
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Directs the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct reviews of certain budget requests of the President for the medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H 91 - Buchanan
Veteran ID Cards
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to issue, upon request, veteran identification cards to certain veterans.
HRES 24 - Cartwright
Rules Resolution
01/09/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on RULES.
Amends the Rules of the House of Representatives to require a reading of the names of members of the Armed Forces who died in the previous month as a result of combat.
S 103 - Heller
Armed Forces Funds During a Funding Gap
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.
Appropriates such funds as may be necessary to ensure that members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, and supporting civilian and contractor personnel continue to receive pay and allowances for active service performed when a funding gap caused by the failure to enact interim or full-year appropriations for the Armed Forces occurs, which results in the furlough of non-emergency personnel and the curtailment of Government activities and services.
S 114 - Heller
Department of Veteran Affairs Research by the Public
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide the public with access to research of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
S 119 - Shaheen
National Recreational Pass for Veterans
01/08/2015 - To SENATE Committee on ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Amends the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to provide for a lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-connected disability.
S 12 - Blunt
Health Coverage with TRICARE or Veterans Administration
01/06/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
S 136 - Wyden
Preference Eligibles for Treatment in the Civil Service
01/08/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS.
Relates to the Gold Star Fathers Act of 2015; amends chapter 21 of title 5, United States Code, provides that fathers of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in the civil service.
S 151 - Heller
Secretary of Defense
01/13/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Requires the Secretary of Defense to establish a process to determine whether individuals claiming certain service in the Philippines during World War II are eligible for certain benefits despite not being on the Missouri List.
S 165 - Ayotte
Individuals Detained at Guantanamo Bay
01/13/2015 - To SENATE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Extends and enhances prohibitions and limitations with respect to the transfer or release of individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
S 171 - Tester
Beneficiary Travel Program
01/13/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to provide for coverage under the beneficiary travel program of the Department of Veterans Affairs of certain disabled veterans for travel in connection with certain special disabilities rehabilitation.
S 172 - Tester
Immunization of Veterans
01/13/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to provide for certain requirements relating to the immunization of veterans.
S 207 - Moran Je
Veterans Access to Health Care Facilities
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to use existing authorities to furnish health care at non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities to veterans who live more than 40 miles driving distance from the closest medical facility of the Department that furnishes the care sought by the veteran.
S 210 - Casey
Armed Forces Income Tax Credits
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for amounts paid by a spouse of a member of the Armed Forces for a new State license or certification required by reason of a permanent change in the duty station of such member to another State.
S 218 - Enzi
Medical Training and Certification for Veterans
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Facilitates emergency medical services personnel training and certification curriculums for veterans.
S 223 - Boxer
Grants for Homeless Veteran Assistance
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program on awarding grants for provision of furniture, household items, and other assistance to homeless veterans to facilitate their transition into permanent housing.
S 24 - Feinstein
Detention Without Charge or Trail Not Authorized
01/06/2015 - To SENATE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Clarifies that an authorization to use military force, a declaration of war, or any similar authority shall not authorize the detention without charge or trial of a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States.
S 241 - Tester
Compensation to a Surviving Spouse of a Veteran
01/22/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to provide for the payment of temporary compensation to a surviving spouse of a veteran upon the death of the veteran.
S 242 - Tester
Veterans Leave for Disability Treatment
01/22/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS.
Amends title 5, United States Code, to provide leave to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability.
S 244 - Tester
VA Review of Disability Compensation for Brain Injury
01/22/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Requires an independent comprehensive review of the process by which the Department of Veterans Affairs assesses cognitive impairments that result from traumatic brain injury for purposes of awarding disability compensation.
S 249 - Cruz
Combat Zone Benefits for Ebola Services
01/22/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Provides that members of the Armed Forces performing hazardous humanitarian services in West Africa to combat the spread of the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak shall be entitled to tax benefits in the same manner as if such services were performed in a combat zone.
S 28 - Feinstein
Use of Cluster Munitions Limitation
01/06/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FOREIGN RELATIONS.
Limits the use of cluster munitions.
S 41 - Heller
Travel Expense Deductions to Medical Centers of VA
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a deduction for travel expenses to medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with examinations or treatments relating to service-connected disabilities.
SRES 32 - Isakson
Committee of Veterans' Affairs Expenditures
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on RULES AND ADMINISTRATION.
Provides for an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
 
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