Current Legislation
Key Bills in Congress
Americanism
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
H.J.RES. 9 - Constitutional Amendment Grants Congress the power to prohibit the physical desecration of the U.S. flag. 41 (39 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
Economics
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
S. 2919 - State Outreach for Local Veterans Employment (SOLVE) Act of 2016 2 (2 R) We support this legislation
S. 1938 - Career-Ready Student Veterans Act of 2015 15 (2 R, 13 D) We support this legislation
S. 1885 - Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015 6 (1 I, 5 D) We support this legislation
S. 1870 - Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition Act of 2015 or the VET Act of 2015 4 (2 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
S. 1400 - Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2015 2 (1 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
S. 684 - Homeless Veterans Prevention Act of 2015 3 (1 R, 1 I, 1 D) We support this legislation
S. 425 - Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2015 4 (2 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
S. 242 - Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 3 (2 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
S. 210 - Military Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2015 15 (6 R, 9 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 3484 - Los Angeles Homeless Veterans Leasing Act of 2015 15 (1 R, 14 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2855 - .Veterans Education Flexibility Act 15 (15 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2835 - Border Jobs for Veterans Act of 2015 19 (15 R, 4 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2361 - Work-Study for Student Veterans Act 4 (1 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2360 - Career-Ready Student Veterans Act 8 (3 R, 5 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2275 - Jobs for Veterans Act of 2015 4 (4 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 2133 - Servicemembers' Choice in Transition Act 8 (5 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1694 - Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015 6 (6 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 1581 - Veterans Education Tax Security Act of 2015' or the `VETS Act of 2015 28 (12 R, 16 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1496 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the access to child care for certain veterans receiving health care at a facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs. 12 (12 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1399 - Veteran Education Empowerment Act 127 (48 R, 79 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1313 - Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Relief Act 1 (1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1187 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to adjust certain limits on the guaranteed amount of a home loan under the home loan program of the Department of Veterans Affairs. 7 (2 R, 5 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1141 - GI Bill Fairness Act of 2015 17 (6 R, 11 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1015 - Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2015 1 (1 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 643 - Veterans Education Survey Act of 2015 3 (2 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 627 - Includes as a homeless veteran, for purposes of eligibility for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs, a veteran or veteran's family who: (1) is fleeing domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or other dangerous or life-threatening conditions in the individual's or family's current housing situation; and (2) has no other residence and lacks the resources or support networks to obtain other permanent housing. 6 (1 R, 5 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 476 - GI Bill Education Quality Enhancement Act of 2015 1 (1 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 475 - GI Bill Processing Improvement Act of 2015 4 (4 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 474 - Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2015 5 (2 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 456 - Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2015 119 (41 R, 78 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 366 - .Putting Our Veterans Back to Work Act of 2015 35 (1 R, 34 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 356 - Wounded Warrior Employment Improvement Act 11 (2 R, 9 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 344 - Manufacturing Jobs for Veterans Act 63 (63 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 182 - Amends veterans' educational assistance program reporting requirements under which enrolled veterans (or eligible persons) and educational institutions must report enrollment information to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Requires individuals and educational institutions participating in the post-Vietnam era and post-9/11 veterans' educational assistance programs to report to the Secretary such enrollment and any updates on interruption or termination of the education 6 (3 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
National Security
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
S. 602 - GI Bill Fairness Act of 2015 3 (2 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
S. 271 - Retired Pay Restoration Act of 2015 25 (5 R, 1 I, 19 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 4251 - Guard and Reserve Equal Access to Health Act 38 (18 R, 20 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 333 - Disabled Veterans Tax Termination Act 78 (22 R, 56 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 303 - Retired Pay Restoration Act 115 (58 R, 57 D) We support this legislation
Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
S. 2888 - Janey Ensminger Act of 2016 3 (2 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
S. 2883 - Appropriate Care for Disabled Veterans Act of 2016 5 (1 R, 1 I, 3 D) We support this legislation
S. 2679 - Helping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act 6 (3 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
S. 2520 - Newborn Care Improvement Act 2 (1 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
S. 2487 - Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act 24 (5 R, 19 D) We support this legislation
S. 2049 - To establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a continuing medical education program for non-VA medical professionals who treat veterans and family members of veterans to increase knowledge and recognition of medical conditions common to veterans and family members, and for other purposes 1 (1 D) We support this legislation
S. 2022 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the special monthly pension for living Medal of Honor recipients. 3 (1 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
S. 2013 - Los Angeles Homeless Veterans Leasing Act of 2015 3 (3 D) We support this legislation
S. 1754 - Veterans Court of Appeals Support Act of 2015 2 (2 D) We support this legislation
S. 1693 - Veterans Emergency Health Safety Net Expansion Act of 2015 1 (1 D) We support this legislation
S. 1676 - Delivering Opportunities for Care and Services for Veterans Act of 2015 or the DOCs for Veterans Act of 2015 8 (8 D) We support this legislation
S. 1451 - Veterans' Survivors Claims Processing Automation Act of 2015 1 (1 D) We support this legislation
S. 1450 - Department of Veterans Affairs Emergency Medical Staffing Recruitment and Retention Act 1 (1 D) We support this legislation
S. 1358 - Hmong Veterans' Service Recognition Act 10 (2 R, 8 D) We support this legislation
S. 1203 - 21st Century Veterans Benefits Delivery Act 11 (6 R, 5 D) We support this legislation
S. 1085 - Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2015 18 (1 R, 2 I, 15 D) We support this legislation
S. 1082 - Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability Act of 2015 21 (21 R) We support this legislation
S. 1021 - Wounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act 3 (3 D) We support this legislation
S. 901 - Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 49 (14 R, 1 I, 34 D) We support this legislation
S. 717 - Community Provider Readiness Recognition Act of 2015 2 (1 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
S. 681 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 43 (11 R, 1 I, 31 D) We support this legislation
S. 564 - Veterans Hearing Aid Access and Assistance Act 10 (7 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
S. 563 - Physician Ambassadors Helping Veterans Act 3 (2 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
S. 471 - Women Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 19 (2 R, 17 D) We support this legislation
S. 469 - Women Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2015 12 (1 R, 1 I, 10 D) We support this legislation
S. 290 - Increasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2015 8 (6 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
S. 290 - Increasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2015 8 (6 R, 2 D) Monitoring
H.R. 5548 - To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to sell Pershing Hall. 3 (1 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 5083 - VA Appeals Modernization Act of 2016 1 (1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 4759 - 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. 1 (1 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 4758 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the award of the Presidential Memorial Certificate to certain deceased members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces and certain deceased members of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. 1 (1 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 4757 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the eligibility for headstones, markers, and medallions furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for deceased individuals who were awarded the Medal of Honor and are buried in private cemeteries. 1 (1 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 4684 - Veteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act 10 (4 R, 6 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 4129 - Jumpstart VA Construction Act 1 (1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 4087 - Fair Treatment for Families of Veterans Act 72 (39 R, 33 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 3974 - Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2015 8 (1 R, 7 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 3956 - VA Health Center Management Stability and Improvement Act 13 (9 R, 4 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 3936 - Veteran Engagement Teams Act or the VET Act 7 (6 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 3715 - Final Farewell Act of 2015 1 (1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 3549 - VA Billing Accountability Act 10 (7 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 3106 - Construction Reform Act of 2015 3 (3 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 3016 - VA Provider Equity Act 16 (10 R, 6 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2975 - Protect Veterans from Financial Fraud Act 2 (2 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2915 - Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act 22 (6 R, 16 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2914 - Build a Better VA Act 8 (2 R, 6 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2914 - Build a Better VA Act 8 (2 R, 6 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2894 - Caregivers Access and Responsible Expansion for All Veterans Act or the CARE for All Veterans Act 49 (16 R, 33 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2691 - Veterans' Survivors Claims Processing Automation Act of 2015 4 (4 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2605 - Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2015 1 (1 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 2555 - Veteran Wellness Act 7 (3 R, 4 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2464 - Demanding Accountability for Veterans Act of 2015 11 (10 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2460 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay for adult day health care for a veteran eligible for, but not receiving, nursing home care 54 (26 R, 28 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2460 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans. 54 (26 R, 28 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2344 - Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Improvement Act of 2015 1 (1 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 2214 - Disabled Veterans' Access to Medical Exams Improvement Act 8 (5 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2001 - Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act 5 (5 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 1994 - VA Accountability Act of 2015 99 (97 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1948 - Veterans' Access to Child Care Act 31 (31 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1904 - Wounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act 25 (5 R, 20 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1862 - Veterans' Credit Protection Act 3 (2 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1769 - Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 201 (85 R, 116 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1607 - Ruth Moore Act of 2015 32 (4 R, 28 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1603 - Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act or the Military SAVE Act 74 (56 R, 18 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1575 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the pilot program on counseling in retreat settings for women veterans newly separated from service in the Armed Forces. 5 (5 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1414 - Pay As You Rate Act 8 (8 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1384 - Honor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act 133 (60 R, 73 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1380 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish a medallion or other device to signify the veteran status of a deceased individual, to be attached to a headstone or marker furnished at private expense, regardless of the date of death of such individual. 2 (2 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 1379 - Directs the Board of Veterans' Appeals, upon determining that there is insufficient evidence to make a decision in a claimant's appeal case, to take such steps as necessary to develop the evidence needed to make a decision. Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that the Board has access to such information as may be necessary to develop such evidence. Prohibits the Board from remanding any appeal case to the Veterans Benefits Administration. 1 (1 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 1369 - Veterans Access to Extended Care Act of 2015 26 (19 R, 7 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1356 - Women Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 102 (36 R, 66 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1338 - Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 98 (60 R, 38 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1331 - Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2015 22 (12 R, 10 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1302 - VA Appeals Backlog Relief Act 24 (18 R, 6 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1129 - Veterans' Whistleblower and Patient Protection Act of 2015 5 (5 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1067 - U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Reform Act 2 (1 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1016 - Biological Implant Tracking and Veteran Safety Act of 2015 5 (5 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 969 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 331 (157 R, 174 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 732 - Veterans Access to Speedy Review Act 27 (7 R, 20 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 675 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015 6 (3 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 593 - Aurora VA Hospital Financing and Construction Reform Act of 2015 7 (4 R, 3 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 571 - Veterans Affairs Retaliation Prevention Act of 2015 15 (15 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 473 - Increasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2015 8 (8 R) We support this legislation
H.R. 423 - Newborn Care Improvement Act 11 (10 R, 1 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 421 - Classified Veterans Access to Care Act 9 (4 R, 5 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 359 - Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act 37 (20 R, 17 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 359 - Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act 37 (20 R, 17 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 313 - Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 34 (6 R, 28 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 272 - Medal of Honor Priority Care Act 8 (6 R, 2 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 271 - Creating Options for Veterans Expedited Recovery Act or the COVER Act 32 (19 R, 13 D) We support this legislation

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