Full Committee Legislative Hearing

Date: 06.20.19

Location: House Visitors Center 210

Presiding: Chairman Rep. Takano

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a legislative hearing on Pending Legislation. Including: H.R. 2943; H.R. 2942; H.R. 2676; H.R. 2677; H.R. 712; H.R. 1647; H.R. 3083; H.R. 485; Discussion Draft, Specially Adaptive Housing, and Discussion Draft, Work-Study

See meeting documents here


Witness List

Panel 1



The Honorable Gilbert Cisneros

Member of Congress


The Honorable Seth Moulton

Member of Congress



The Honorable Luis Correa

Member of Congress



The Honorable Earl Blumenauer

Member of Congress



The Honorable Phil Roe

Member of Congress



The Honorable Scott Tipton

Member of Congress


Panel 2


Mr. Adrian Atizado

Deputy National Legislative Director

Disabled American Veterans


Mr. Travis Horr

Director, Government Affairs

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America


Dr. Igor Grant, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C)

Director, Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research

University of California

Mr. Carlos Fuentes

Director, National Legislative Service

Veterans of Foreign Wars


Mr. Derek Fronabarger

Director, Government Affairs

Wounded Warrior Project


Panel 3


Mr. Larry Mole, BA, PharmD

Chief Consultant, Population Health Services

Patient Care Services, Veterans Health Administration

Statements for the Record


Ms. Thelma Roach-Serry, BSN, RN, NE-BC


Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs (NOVA)


Mr. Eric Goepel

Founder & CEO

Veterans Cannabis Coalition (VCC)


Mr. Morgan D. Brown

National Legislative Director

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)


Mr. J. David Cox, Sr.

National President

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)


Mr. Randy Erwin

National President

National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE)


Mr. William Attig

Executive Director

Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO


Mr. Brett W. Copeland

Executive Director

Veterans Healthcare Policy Institute


Mr. David J. Holway

National Association of Government Employees (NAGE)


Mr. Justin Strekal

Political Director

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws – (NORML)