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105th Congress Hearing Archives

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2nd Session Hearings

 

October 1998

Full Committee Joint with Senate Committee
Annual legislative presentation of The American Legion
TIME/PLACE: October 6, Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. 345 Cannon Caucus Room
Witness List

September 1998

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Hearing on year 2000 (Y2K) medical device issues and their impact on the Department of Veterans Affairs
TIME/PLACE: September 24, Thursday, 9:30 a.m., 334 Cannon
Witness List and Statements I Opening and Closing Statement of Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Terry Everett

August 1998

Full Committee
Hearing on the garnishment of benefits paid to veterans for child support and other court-ordered family obligations
TIME/PLACE: August 5, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m., 334 Cannon
Photos from the Hearing I TRANSCRIPT

July 1998

Benefits Subcommittee
Hearing on the standards for adjudicating claims presented by veterans suffering from hepatitis C, cerebral malaria and Persian Gulf illnesses
TIME/PLACE: July 16 (Thursday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon
Witness List and Statements I Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Jack Quinn's Opening Remarks I Photos from the hearing

Full Committee
Hearing on benefits for Filipino veterans
TIME/PLACE: July 22 (Wednesday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon
Photos from the hearing I TRANSCRIPT

Health Subcommittee
Hearing to review the implementation of section 1706 of title 38, USC, which provides for the specialized treatment and rehabilitative needs of disabled veterans
TIME/PLACE: July 23 (Wednesday), 9:30 AM, 334 Cannon
Witness List and Statements I Rep. Mike Bilirakis' Statement I Photos from the hearing

June 1998

Health Subcommittee
Markup of the Persian Gulf War Veterans' Health Care and Research Act of 1998 and bills pertaining to the naming of two Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers
TIME/PLACE: June 4 (Thursday), 1:00 PM, 334 Cannon

Benefits Subcommittee
Hearing on the operation of the Board of Veterans' Appeals and the Court of Veterans Appeals, and review of H.R. 3212, with respect to the retirement of judges on the Court
TIME/PLACE: June 10 (Wednesday), 2:00 PM, 334 Cannon
TRANSCRIPT

Health Subcommittee
Hearing on "The Future of the VA Health Care System
TIME/PLACE: June 17 (Wednesday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon
TRANSCRIPT

Benefits Subcommittee
Hearing on H.R. 2887, encouraging competition in contracting; and other pending legislation
TRANSCRIPT
MARKUP of H.R. 3212, H.R. 2887 and the other pending legislation will follow the hearing
TIME/PLACE: June 18 (Thursday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon

Full Committee
MARKUP of pending legislation
TIME/PLACE: June 24 (Wednesday), 10:15 AM, 334 Cannon

Health Subcommittee
Field Hearing to Review the Provision of VA Health Care to Idaho's Veterans
TIME/PLACE: June 30 (Tuesday), 10:30 AM, Gold Room, Idaho State Capitol, Boise Idaho
Witness List and Statements

May 1998

Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
Hearing on the GAO report of the VA Inspector General investigation on an alleged cover-up of deaths at the Columbia, Missouri VA Medical Center in 1992; and an examination of a quality assurance/risk management reporting system
For Background, Transcript of October 25, 1995 Hearing on Issues at the Harry S Truman VA Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri

TIME/PLACE: May 14 (Thursday), 9:30 AM, 334 Cannon
TRANSCRIPT

Benefits Subcommittee (Joint with the Small Business Committee's Subcommittee on Government Programs & Oversight)
Joint hearing to examine the performance of the Small Business Administration in providing financial and entrepreneurial assistance to veterans
TIME/PLACE: May 20 (Wednesday), 10:00 AM, 3111 Cannon
Witness List and Statements

April 1998

Full Committee
MARKUP of FY '99 Construction Authorization legislation TIME/PLACE: April 1 (Wednesday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon
Chairman Bob Stump I Ranking Democratic Member Lane Evans

Health Subcommittee
Hearing concerning research on and treatment of war-related illnesses; and a review of the VA's sexual trauma counseling program
TIME/PLACE: April 23 (Thursday), 9:30 AM, 334 Cannon
TRANSCRIPT

Benefits Subcommittee
Hearing on operations within the National Cemetery System
TIME/PLACE: *April 29 (Wednesday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon
TRANSCRIPT

March 1998

Full Committee joint with Senate Committee
Joint hearing to receive the 1998 legislative priorities of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
TIME/PLACE: March 3 (Tuesday), 9:30 AM, 345 Cannon
Witness List and Statement I Member Statements: Ranking Democratic Member Lane Evans

Benefits Subcommittee
MARKUP of H.R. 3039, the Veterans' Transitional Housing Opportunities Act of 1997; H.R. 3211, enacting eligibility requirements for burial at Arlington National Cemetery; and, H.R. 3213, concerning USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act) and other employment issues
TIME/PLACE: March 5 (Thursday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon

Full Committee
MARKUP of H.R. 3039, the Veterans' Transitional Housing Opportunities Act of 1997; H.R. 3211, enacting eligibility requirements for burial at Arlington National Cemetery; and, H.R. 3213, concerning USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act) and other employment issues
TIME/PLACE: March 11 (Wednesday), 1:00 PM, 334 Cannon

Full Committee joint with Senate Committee
Joint hearing to receive the 1998 legislative priorities of the Disabled American Veterans
TIME/PLACE: March 18 (Wednesday), 9:30 AM, 345 Cannon
Witness List and Statement I Member Statements: Ranking Democratic Member Lane Evans

Full Committee
Meeting to approve the Committee's Views and Estimates of the FY '99 budget to be submitted to the Budget Committee
TIME/PLACE: March 18 (Wednesday), 12:30 PM, 334 Cannon
Member Statements: Chairman Bob Stump I Ranking Democratic Member Lane Evans

TIME/PLACE: March 18 (Wednesday), 2:00 PM, 334 Cannon
Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
Hearing on Department of Veterans Affairs participation in the Energy Management Program
TRANSCRIPT

TIME/PLACE: March 19 (Thursday), 9:45 AM, 334 Cannon
Health Subcommittee
MARKUP of FY '99 Construction Authorization legislation
The markup will be immediately followed by a Hearing on Quality Management at the Veterans Health Administration
TRANSCRIPT

TIME/PLACE: March 25 (Wednesday), 9:30 AM, 345 Cannon
Full Committee joint with Senate Committee
Joint hearing to receive the 1998 legislative priorities of The Retired Officers Association, Vietnam Veterans of America, American Ex-POWs and AMVETS
Witness List and Statements

Benefits Subcommittee
Hearing on Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) principles at the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). The hearing will include a presentation by the Under Secretary for Benefits of his vision of the challenges and opportunities facing the VBA
TIME/PLACE: March 26 (Thursday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon
TRANSCRIPT

February 1998

Full Committee
Hearing on VA's budget request for FY 1999 - Testimony from the Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs
TIME/PLACE: February 4 (Wednesday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon
TRANSCRIPT

Benefits Subcommittee
Hearing on Department of Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation Programs
TIME/PLACE: February 4 (Wednesday), 2:00 PM, 334 Cannon
TRANSCRIPT

Full Committee
Hearing to receive updates on research, investigations, and programs involving Persian Gulf War veterans' illnesses
TIME/PLACE: February 5 (Thursday), 1:00 PM, 334 Cannon
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Full Committee
Hearing on VA's budget request for FY 1999 - Testimony from Court of Veterans Appeals, Department of Labor, Veterans Service Organizations, and representatives of the Independent Budget and the National Military Veterans Alliance
TIME/PLACE: February 12 (Thursday), 9:30 AM, 334 Cannon
Witness List and Statements I Member Statements: Chairman Bob Stump I Ranking Democratic Member Lane Evans

Benefits Subcommittee
Hearing on H.R. 3039, the Veterans' Transitional Housing Opportunities Act of 1997 and H.R. 3211, enacting eligibility requirements for burial at Arlington National Cemetery
TIME/PLACE: February 24 (Tuesday), 10:30 AM, 340 Cannon
TRANSCRIPT

Full Committee
Joint hearing with the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Legislative Presentations of the Non-Commissioned Officers Association, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Jewish War Veterans, Military Order of the Purple Heart, and the Blinded Veterans Association
TIME/PLACE: February 26 (Thursday), 9:30 AM, 345 Cannon
Witness List and Statement

January 1998

Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
Hearing on the granting of waivers to the eligibility regulations for burial at Arlington National Cemetery
TIME/PLACE: January 28 (Wednesday), 10:00 AM, 334 Cannon
Photos Taken During the Hearing I TRANSCRIPT