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HVAC Schedule October 23 – 27

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Washington, October 20, 2017 | comments

Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for October 23 – 27. 

The following events are open to the press:

WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

WHAT: Legislative Hearing on the following:

  • Draft legislation related to the Veterans Choice Program
  • Draft legislation to modify VA’s authority to enter into agreements with State homes to provide nursing home care to veterans, to direct the Secretary to carry out a program to increase the number of graduate medical education residency positions, and for other purposes
  • Draft legislation, to direct VA to conduct a study of the Veterans Crisis Line
  • Draft legislation, to direct VA to furnish mental health care to veterans at community or non-profit mental health providers participating in the Veterans Choice Program
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA’s) legislative proposal, the Veteran Coordinated Access and Rewarding Experiences (CARE) Act
  • H.R. 1133: Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017
  • H.R. 2123: VETS Act of 2017
  • H.R. 2601: VICTOR Act of 2017
  • H.R. 3642: Military SAVE Act

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 24, 2017 

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

WHO: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

WHAT: Examining How VBA Can Effectively Prevent and Manage Overpayments

WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 25, 2017 

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

BACKGROUND: This oversight hearing will focus on how the Department of Veterans Affairs is managing overpayments to veterans who receive disability compensation or pension benefits.

 

WHO: Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

WHAT: Markup of Pending Legislation

WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 25, 2017 

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

*Details on the legislation will be posted here on Tuesday



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