Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Legislative Hearing

Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

Date: 03.16.22

Location: House Visitors Center Room 210 Hybrid

Presiding: Chair Mike Levin

Legislative Hearing on: Discussion Draft, the Veteran Health Transition Training Act; Discussion Draft, Permanent Authorization for Education Assistance Benefits During Emergency Situations; Discussion Draft, Permanent Authorization for Flexible Use of Funds for Homeless Veterans; Discussion Draft, HUD-VASH Flexibilities; Discussion Draft, the VA Home Loan Transparency and Consumer Protection Act of 2022; Discussion Draft, Expand Eligibility for Self-Employment Assistance Under Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E) Program; Discussion Draft, Foreign School GI Bill Payment; Discussion Draft, Program Approval; Discussion Draft, the Quality Education for Veterans Act of 2022; H.R. 6438, Elimination of Requirement to Specify an Effective Period of Transfer of Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to a Dependent; H.R. 6004, the Veterans Eligible to Transfer Schools (VETS) Credit Act; Discussion Draft, Vaccine Refusal and GI Bill Benefits


This meeting will be livestreamed on Youtube and Facebook and you can find all hearing documents on the Committee Repository Here.



Panel 1 

Ms. Brianne Ogilvie 

Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Policy and Oversight 

Veterans Benefits Administration 


Accompanied by: 

Mr. Ricardo Da Silva 

 Program Integration Officer, Education Service 

Veterans Benefits Administration 


Ms. Monica Diaz 

Executive Director, Homeless Programs Office 

Veterans Health Administration  


Panel 2 

Mr. David Case 

Deputy Inspector General 

Department of Veterans Affairs 


Mr. Steve Berg 

Vice President for Programs and Policy 

National Alliance to End Homelessness 


Mr. Justin Hauschild  

Policy Counsel  

Student Veterans of America 


Mr. Shane Liermann  

Deputy National Legislative Director  

Disabled American Veterans  


Mr. Dedrick Asante-Muhammad 

Chief of Membership, Policy, and Equity

National Community Reinvestment Coalition