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Issues and Legislation
Current Action Alerts
 Congress:
Three veterans bills up for House vote this week
American Legion on Bonuses: 'We stand with the soldiers of the Guard'
House Votes This Week On Appeals Modernization
Reform VA's Broken Disability Benefits Appeals Process
VA funding vote next week in Senate
 Other:
Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball
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Current Legislation
 Congress:
S.925 Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017 (VETS Act)
S.744 Protecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017
S.681 Deborah Sampson Act
S.473 Educational Development for Troops & Veterans Act
S.426 Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017
S.423 CHAMPVA Children's Care Protection Act of 2017
S.339 A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan by veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation, and for other purposes.
S.233 Providing Veterans Overdue Care Act of 2017
S.165 Caregiver Program Information Dissemination Act of 2017
S.152 VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2017
S.143 Military Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2017
S.121 Veterans Small Business Ownership Improvement Act
S.120 Bring Our Heroes Home Act
S.116 A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to permit veterans who have a service-connected, permanent disability rated as total to travel on military aircraft in the same manner and to the same extent as retired members of the Armed Forces entitled to such travel.
S.115 Veterans Transplant Coverage Act
S.114 Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act
S.113 Maximizing Efficiency and Improving Access to Providers at the Department of Veterans Affairs Act
S.112 Creating a Reliable Environment for Veterans Dependents Act
S.86 Veterans Choice Continuation Act
S.66 Retired Pay Ressotration Act
S.57 A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to revoke bonuses paid to employees involved in electronic wait list manipulations, and for other purposes
S.12 Increasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2017
H.R.1848 Veterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017
H.R.1725 Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017
H.R.1564 VA Beneficiary Travel Act of 2017
H.R.1545 VA Prescription Data Accountability Act 2017
H.R.1390 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay costs relating to the transportation of certain deceased veterans to veterans' cemeteries owned by a State or tribal organization.
H.R.1384 Reserve Component Benefits Parity Act
H.R.1379 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the entitlement to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs for members of the Armed Forces awarded the Purple Heart.
H.R.1329 Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017
H.R.1259 VA Accountability First Act of 2017
H.R.1216 Protecting Veterans From School Closures Act of 2017
H.R.1181 Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act
H.R.1005 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans.
H.R.918 Veteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act
H.R.907 Newborn Care Improvement Act
H.R.512 WINGMAN Act
H.R.501 VA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017
H.R.476 VET Act
H.R.467 VA Scheduling Accountability Act
H.R.457 VA Appeals Mocernization Act of 2017
H.R.450 To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure that every military chaplain has the prerogative to close a prayer outside of a religious service according to the dictates of the chaplain's own conscience.
H.R.334 Victims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2017
H.R.333 Disabled Veterans Tax Termination Act
H.R.307 Lead by Example Act of 2017
H.R.303 Retired Pay Restoration Act
H.R.299 Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017
H.R.293 Highly Rural Veteran Transportation Program Extension Act
H.R.282 Military Residency Choice Act
H.R.279 Militay Family Stability Act of 2017
H.R.105 Protect Veterans from Financial Fraud Act of 2017
H.R.95 Veterans' Access to Child Care Act
H.R.91 Building Supportive Networks for Women Veterans Act
H.R.90 Providing Veterans Overdue Care Act of 2017
H.RES.46 Recognizing the increased risk of sleep apnea among soldiers returning from active duty and the benefits of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in soldiers suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
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