September 17, 2020

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Passes 5 Bipartisan Bills

Bills would work to reduce veteran suicide, improve oversight of VA, & extend employment protections for National Guard members

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Jenni Geurink (202-819-4684)

Miguel R. Salazar 

WASHINGTON, D.C— Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a Full Committee Markup passing all 5 bills on the agenda including legislation that will help reduce veteran suicide, increase transparency and oversight of VA, and extend employment protections for members of the National Guard.


A full list of bills passed can be found below: 


  1. A.N.S to H.R. 8247 Offered by Chairman Takano– Veterans Comprehensive, Prevention, Access to Care, and Treatment Act of 2020 (Chairman Takano)

  2. En Bloc:

    A.N.S. to H.R. 7163 Offered by Rep. Cisneros -- VA FOIA Reform Act of 2020 (Rep. Cisneros

    A.N.S. to H.R. 5843 Offered by Rep. Rice – Strengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2020 (Rep. Rice)

    A.N.S. to H.R. 7785 Offered by Rep. Rose – To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain employment and reemployment rights to members of the National Guard who perform State active duty. (Rep. Rose)

    H.R. 6092– Veteran's Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act (Dr. Dunn)