June 15, 2021

House Passes 7 Bipartisan Bills for Veterans

Legislation helps create a more accessible VA & provides crucial oversight

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Jenni Geurink | (202-819-4684)

WASHINGTON, D.C— Today, the House of Representatives passed all 8 bipartisan bills brought to the floor by the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs in line with Chairman Takano’s priorities.


“Today, the House took strong bipartisan action to support our veterans by passing legislation that helps create a more welcoming and accessible VA, promotes women’s health, and provides more rigorous oversight of both VA and VA’s police force,” said Chairman Takano. “I’m grateful my colleagues in the House joined me in passing these bipartisan bills to support our nation’s veterans.”


A full list of bills passed can be found below: 


  1. H.R. 2093 – Providing Benefits Information in Spanish and Tagalog for Veterans and Families Act (Rep. Jeffries)
  2. H.R. 1257, as amended – Homeless Veterans Credit Act (Rep. Pallone)
  3. H.R. 2429 – VA Police Improvement and Accountability Act (Rep. Rice)
  4. H.R. 2726 – VA FOIA Reform Act of 2021(Rep. Gallego)
  5. H.R. 2545 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the role of doctors of podiatric medicine in the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes (Rep. Wenstrup)
  6. H.R. 293 – VA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act (Rep. Bost)
  7. H.R. 290, as amended – To amend title 38, United States Code, to render an individual, who transfers certain educational assistance, to which the individual is entitled because of an agreement by such individual to serve in the Armed Forces, to a dependent of that individual, and who fails to complete such agreement, solely liable for the overpayment of such educational assistance (Rep. Bost)