Passed legislation mandating additional
Jim Himes, would make BAH documentation available online to all veterans, which would help confirm a veteran’s monthly housing stipend and simplify their home or apartment rental process.
3634: The Securing Electronic Records for Veterans Ease (SERVE) Act of 2017 The SERVE Act of 2017, introduced by Rep.
It would also provide expanded protections for whistleblowers and would specifically bar VA from using this removal authority if the employee has an open whistleblower complaint/case with the Office of Special Counsel. It would also authorize 28 major medical facility leases and enhance the recruitment, retention and training of the VA workforce. D., would eliminate the statutory sunset date for the Choice Program and instead allow the program to continue until the original funding has been expended.
1094: The Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 The Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 would create a new streamlined and efficient process to remove, demote or suspend any VA employee for poor performance or misconduct with a concrete shortened timeline, while still protecting employees’ due process rights, and would provide them with the right to appeal the action. 114 would provide billion to continue the Choice Program for six months while Congress works on other reforms to the Choice Program. Senate companion to The Eliminating the Sunset Date of the Choice Act, introduced by Chairman Phil Roe, M.
1266: The Enhancing Veteran Care Act The Enhancing Veteran Care Act would authorize VA to contract with non-profits that accredit health care organizations to investigate VA medical centers. 3657: To expand authority to provide headstones and markers to eligible spouses and dependents in tribal veterans cemeteries H. Bruce Poliquin, would authorize VA to provide headstones and markers to eligible spouses and dependents who are buried or interred at tribal veterans cemeteries. Ro Khanna, would simplify an approval process by allowing companies to register their apprenticeship programs with one central approval agency. 3949: Veteran Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform (VALOR) Act The VALOR Act, introduced by Rep.