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Summary of legislation affecting veterans" programs enacted in the 99th Congress

Summary of legislation affecting veterans" programs enacted in the 99th Congress

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Veterans -- Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Veterans -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Veterans -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Military pensions -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCRS report for Congress
    StatementAnne C. Stewart
    SeriesReport (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 87-690 EPW, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1987-88, reel 3, fr. 00620
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15455870M

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act alters employee benefit rules, particularly for health coverage, retirement savings and student loan assistance. While some of these.   As the rest of Congress fights over the health care overhaul and looming budget deadlines, the committees responsible for writing legislation affecting veterans are .

      New Law Will Allow Thousands More Veterans to Join American Legion Members of American Legion Post 37 marched as the first unit in a Fourth of . Veterans’ Benefits Issues in the Congress Summary This report presents a brief overview of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) non-health benefit programs for veterans, as well as some of the issues that were subjects of congressional attention during the th Congress. In particular, it outlines the veterans' benefits provisions that have seen legislative action.

      Congress has passed a massive bill, nicknamed the VA Mission Act, to streamline veterans’ access to non-VA community care when clinically appropriate, create a new VA benefit of commercial walk.   The th Congress came to a close in December, but only after passing a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) for fiscal year (FY) to fund the federal government through the spring. Most Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs, health care services and benefits for FY were already funded through advance appropriations. The House and Senate finished the year by passing .


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Summary of legislation affecting veterans" programs enacted in the 99th Congress Download PDF EPUB FB2

Requires any such computed increases to be published in the Federal Register. Title II: Educational Assistance Program Improvements - Terminates a veteran's eligibility for educational assistance benefits as of ten years after the date of such veterans's last discharge or release from active duty.

Legislation Affecting Veterans and Servicemen, 5 * A number of important laws affecting veterans and servicemen were enacted by Congress in Benefits were increased for veterans with a service-connected disability, children of certain veterans, and widows of veterans whose death.

H.R. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 7, to Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

After the public relations fiasco caused by VA's late GI Bill payments this fall, Congress set out to ensure that it protects veterans from repercussions against them due to VA's negligence.

Summary of S - 99th Congress (): Comprehensive Narcotics Control Act of SUMMARY -- FY MilCon-VA Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. Washington, D.C. –The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs approved fiscal year funding legislation that provides $ billion in total funding, including $98 billion in discretionary funding, $ billion more than fiscal year.

Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into a contract with a state in order to carry out, coordinate, improve, or otherwise enhance health and wellness programs, comprehen.

The location of our Washington, D.C., office allows us to monitor all legislation affecting veterans, alert VFW membership to key legislation under consideration and to actively lobby Congress and the administration on veterans' issues.

National Legislative Service establishes the VFW's legislative priorities and advocates on veterans' behalf. Requires the Director of the Program to report to specified congressional committees. Establishes the National Vaccine Advisory Committee to recommend: (1) ways to encourage the availability of an adequate supply of vaccines; and (2) research priorities.

Public Laws Enacted bills and joint resolutions appear on this list after NARA assigns public law (PL) numbers. PL numbers link to slip law texts after they have been published by GPO. InCongress passed the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act, also called the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

It gives veterans on active duty. We urge Congress to enact legislation that is in line with the 45 key recommendations made in DAV’s most recent women veterans report, Women Veterans: The Journey Ahead to ensure all federal programs are meeting the needs of women veterans, and equal in effectiveness and health outcomes when compared to the services provided to male veterans.

It's a new year, and with a new year come new laws and regulations. Let's take a look at which ones will affect veterans and military members across the. Summary of H.R - 99th Congress (): Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of The Ninety-ninth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of met in Washington, D.C.

from January 3,to January 3,during the fifth and sixth years of Ronald Reagan's apportionment of seats in the House of. Passed House (05/21/) Whole Veteran Act. This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the implementation of its whole health approach to health care.

The report must include an analysis of the accessibility and availability of a variety of services, including hypnosis and acupuncture. S. (99th). A bill to amend ti United States Code, to increase the rates of disability compensation for disabled veterans and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children of veterans; to improve the Veterans' Administration home loan guaranty program; to authorize certain debt collections; to authorize the Administrator of.

(99th). A bill to authorize appropriations for military functions of the Department of Defense and to prescribe military personnel levels for such Department for fiscal yearto revise and improve military compensation programs, to improve defense procurement procedures, to authorize certain construction at military installations for fiscal yearto authorize.

The Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of (H.R. ; Pub.L. –), also known as the Veterans Choice Act, is a United States public law that is intended to address the ongoing Veterans Health Administration scandal of The law will expand the number of options veterans have for receiving care and grant the United States Secretary of.

The Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of (S. ; P.L. ), enacted on Septemmade some changes and technical amendments to the VA MISSION Act. This act, as amended, broadly addresses four major areas. First, it establishes a new permanent Veterans Community Care Program (VCCP).

H.R. (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the 99 th Congress, which met from Jan 3, to Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

The Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, N.M., is shown on July 8, On Wednesday, House lawmakers passed a nearly $52 billion veterans policy package that includes an overhaul.Additionally, through American Legion Resolution No.Support for Veteran Quality of Life, The American Legion urges Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enact legislation and programs within the VA that will enhance, promote, restore or preserve benefits for veterans and their dependents.

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