110th Congress: Veteran House and Senate Legislation
Published: January 11 2008
Last week I listed items of interest to the veteran community from the 2,520-plus Senate bills introduced in the 110th Congress to date. This week I've added similar items from the 110th Congress' 4,930-plus House bills. Need more information? Let me know.
House & Senate
S.1409: 21st Century GI Bill of Rights Act of 2007
H.R.2385: 21st Century GI Bill of Rights Act of 2007.
H.R.3298: 21st Century Servicemembers Protection Act.
H.R.1960: A Home for the Brave Act
H.R.2190: Advisory Committee on Rural Veterans Act of 2007.
S.2026: Agent Orange Equitable Compensation Act.
H.R.4007: Amerasian Paternity Recognition Act.
S.2119: American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Act
H.R.0634: American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Act
H.R.2514: Assured Funding for Veterans Health Care Act.
S.2218: Atomic Veterans Medal Act of 2007
H.R.3471: Atomic Veterans Medal Act of 2007.
H.R.4052: Atomic Veterans Relief Act.
H.R.1471: BACK Veterans Health Act
H.R.1570: Bataan Death March Compensation Act.
S.0961: Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2007.
H.R.0023: Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2007.
H.R.2943: Benefit Rating Acceleration for Veteran Entitlements Act of 2007.
H.R.0649: Blind Veterans Fairness Act
S.1163: Blinded Veterans Paired Organ Act of 2007.
S.1363: Bridging the Gap for Wounded Warriors Act
H.R.2044: Cadet and Midshipman Disability Fairness Act.
H.R.1470: Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act
H.R.1554: Chiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act
S.1097: Cold War Medal Act of 2007
S.1763: Cold War Medal Act of 2007
H.R.0243: Combat Military Medically Retired Veteran's Fairness Act.
H.R.0653: Combat Veteran Affidavit Act of 2007
S.0986: Combat-Related Special Compensation Act of 2007
H.R.0089: Combat-Related Special Compensation Act.
H.R.2064: Compassionate Care for Servicewomen Act.
S.2309: Compensation for Combat Veterans Act
S.1326: Comprehensive Veterans Benefits Improvements Act of 2007.
H.R.1953: Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers Act.
H.R.1435: Department of Veterans Affairs Claims Backlog Reduction Act of 2007.
H.R.0207: Depleted Uranium Screening and Testing Act.
S.1606: Dignified Treatment of Wounded Warriors Act
S.0713: Dignity for Wounded Warriors Act
H.R.1268: Dignity for Wounded Warriors Act.
H.R.0109: Disabled Veteran Small Business Eligibility Expansion Act of 2007.
H.R.0675: Disabled Veterans Adaptive Housing Improvement Act.
H.R.3070: Disabled Veterans' Caregiver Compensation Act.
H.R.2495: Disabled Veterans Commissary and Exchange Store Benefits Act
H.R.1477: Disabled Veterans Commissary and Exchange Store Benefits Act.
S.0994: Disabled Veterans Fairness Act
S.0643: Disabled Veterans Insurance Act of 2007
H.R.2026: Disabled Veterans Insurance Act of 2007
S.1315: Disabled Veterans Insurance Improvement Act of 2007.
H.R.4071: Disabled Veterans Right to Commissaries and Space Available Travel Act
S.0326: Disabled Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2007
H.R.0333: Disabled Veterans Tax Termination Act.
H.R.2239: Early Access to Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Benefits
S.1481: Fair and Reliable Medical Justice Act.
H.R.0025: Fair Tax Act of 2007.
S.0057: Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2007
H.R.0760: Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2007
S.0671: Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act.
H.R.0959: Forgotten Military Widows Annuity Act of 2007.
H.R.0737: Forgotten Veteran's Retirement Compensation Act.
H.R.0112: G.I. Advanced Education in Science and Technology Act.
S.1480: Gold Star Parents Annuity Act of 2007
H.R.4274: Gold Star Parents Annuity Act of 2007
H.R.3449: Guard and Reserve Early Retirement Act of 2007.
H.R.3645: Healthier Heroes Act
H.R.0315: Healthy Vets Act.
S.1065: Heroes at Home Act of 2007
S.1688: Higher Education Opportunity for Our National Guard and Reserve Soldiers Act.
H.R.3429: Hire a Hero Act
H.R.0551: Home Ownership for America's Veterans Act of 2007
H.R.3620: Homecoming Enhancement Research and Oversight Act
S.1084: Homes for Heroes Act of 2007
H.R.3329 : Homes for Heroes Act of 2007.
H.R.0463: Honor Our Commitment to Veterans Act
S.1147: Honor Our Commitment to Veterans Act.
H.R.2540: Honoring Existing Retirement Obligations for Every Servicemember Act of 2007.
H.R.0136: Identity Theft Notification Act of 2007.
H.R.4219: Immediate Benefits for Wounded Warriors Act of 2007
H.R.4142: Improving Medication Access for Veterans Act
H.R.4720: In Memory Medal for Forgotten Veterans Act.
S.1822: Interest Relief Act.
H.R.1222: Keep Our Promise to America's Military Retirees Act.
H.R.1223: Keeping Faith with the Greatest Generation Military Retirees Act
H.R.1552: Medicare Patient Access to Physical Therapists Act of 2007
S.2089: Medicare Prescription Drug Gap Reduction Act of 2007.
S.1196: Mental Health Care for Our Wounded Warriors Act.
H.R.2612: Mental Health Care for Our Wounded Warriors Act.
S.2162: Mental Health Improvements Act of 2007
H.R.4053: Mental Health Improvements Act of 2007.
S.1349: Military and Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Act
S.1645: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008.
H.R.2642: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008.
H.R.2189: Military Health Services Improvement Act of 2007
H.R.2027: Military Pay Improvement Act of 2007.
H.R.4253: Military Reservist & Veteran Small Business Reauthorization & Opportunity Act 2007.
S.1005: Military Reservist and Veteran Small Business Reauthorization Act of 2007
S.1784: Military Reservist and Veteran Small Business Reauthorization and Opportunity Act of 2007
H.R.2996: Military Retiree Dislocation Assistance Act of 2007.
H.R.0343: Military Retiree Health Care Relief Act of 2007
H.R.0657: Military Retiree Survivor Comfort Act.
S.0604: Military Retirees Health Care Protection Act
H.R.0579: Military Retirees Health Care Protection Act
H.R.1589: Military Surviving Spouses.
H.R.1969: Montgomery G.I. Bill Improvement Act of 2007
H.R.0081: Montgomery GI Bill Act.
S.0723: Montgomery GI Bill Enhancement Act of 2007
H.R.4130: Montgomery GI Bill Enhancement Act of 2007.
H.R.2247: Montgomery GI Bill for Life Act of 2007.
H.R.2417: Montgomery GI Bill Second Chance Act of 2007
S.0847: Multiple Sclerosis Time Period.
H.R.4148: National Guard and Reserve Active Duty Higher Education Act.
H.R.3099: National Guard and Reserve Higher Education Fairness Act.
S.0648: National Guard and Reserve Retirement Modernization Act
H.R.1428: National Guard and Reserve Retirement Modernization Act
H.R.2292 : Pay Veterans First Act.
H.R.2702: Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2007.
H.R.1536: Prescription Coverage Now Act of 2007
S.0848: Prisoner of War Benefits Act of 2007
H.R.1197: Prisoner of War Benefits Act of 2007
H.R.3954: Providing Military Honors for our Nation's Heroes Act
H.R.2795: Reasonable Rates for Veterans Act.
S.0793: Reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury Act
H.R.1418: Reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury Act.
H.R.3794: Recognition of Forgotten Atomic Veterans and their Surviving Spouses Act of 2007
H.R.3393: Reservist Access to Justice Act of 2007.
H.R.2355: Reservists and Guardsmen Tax Relief Act of 2007.
H.R.1211: Resuming Education After Defense Service Act of 2007.
S.0439: Retired Pay Restoration Act of 2007
H.R.0303: Retired Pay Restoration Act.
H.R.1436: Retired Pay Restoration Act.
H.R.0612: Returning Servicemember VA Healthcare Insurance Act of 2007
H.R.1527: Rural Veterans Access to Care Act
H.R.4231: Rural Veterans Health Care Access Act of 2007.
S.1146: Rural Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2007.
H.R.2005: Rural Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2007.
H.R.3008: Rural Veterans Services Outreach and Training Act.
H.R.0191: Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act.
H.R.1265: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Equity Act of 2007.
S.1670: Servicemembers' Healthcare Benefits and Rehabilitation Enhancement Act of 2007
H.R.3786: Servicemembers Telecom Contract Relief Act
H.R.2378: Services to Prevent Veterans Homelessness Act.
H.R.3046: Social Security Number Privacy and Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2007.
H.R.0538: South Texas Veterans Access to Care Act of 2007.
S.1441: State Veterans Home Modernization Act of 2007.
H.R.1086: Strengthening America's Military Families Act of 2007.
H.R.4247: STRONGR Act
S.1444: Supply Our Soldiers Act of 2007.
H.R.4750: Tax Relief and Fulfilling Our Obligation to Patriotic Soldiers Act of 2007
H.R.1927: The Military Retiree Survivor Equity Act.
S.0644: Total Force Montgomery GI Bill
H.R.2048: Traumatic Brain Injury Access to Options
H.R.2319: TRICARE Mail-Order Pharmacy Pilot Program Act
H.R.3423: United States Cadet Nurse Corps Equity Act.
H.R.1745: Uniting America's Military Families Act of 2007.
H.R.1521: Universal Health Act 2007: Repeal the Medicare Part D Late Enrollment Penalty.
H.R.2475: Veteran Home Equity Conversation Mortgage Act of 2007.
H.R.0797: Veteran Vision Equity Act.
H.R.1426: Veterans' Access to Local Health Care Options and Resources Act
S.1569: Veterans Advocacy Act of 2007.
S.1757: Veterans' Authorities Expansion Act of 2007.
H.R.1318: Veterans' Benefits Protection Act
S.1454: Veterans Burial Benefits Improvement Act of 2007
S.1468: Veterans Burial Benefits Improvement Act of 2007
H.R.3249: Veterans Burial Benefits Improvement Act of 2007.
H.R.3103: Veteran's Choice in Nursing Home Care Act
H.R.3047: Veterans Claims Processing Innovation Act of 2007.
S.0423: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2007
H.R.1284: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2007.
S.1266: Veterans' Dignified Burial Assistance Act of 2007
H.R.2696: Veterans' Dignified Burial Assistance Act of 2007.
H.R.0402: Veterans' Disability Compensation Automatic COLA Act
S.0161: Veterans' Disability Compensation Automatic COLA Act.
S.0617: Veterans Eagle Parks Pass Act
S.1293: Veterans' Education and Vocational Benefits Improvement Act of 2007
S.0022: Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2007
H.R.3819: Veterans Emergency Care Fairness Act of
S.2142: Veterans Emergency Care Fairness Act of 2007.
S.0117: Veterans Health and Benefits Improvement Act of 2007
H.R.1354: Veterans Health and Benefits Improvement Act of 2007.
S.0815: Veterans Health Care Empowerment Act of 2007
H.R.1041: Veterans Health Care Full Funding Act
H.R.2874: Veterans' Health Care Improvement Act of 2007.
S.2377: Veterans Health Care Quality Improvement Act
H.R.4463: Veterans Health Care Quality Improvement Act.
S.2330: Veterans Homelessness Prevention Act.
S.1096: Veterans Housing Benefits Enhancement Act of 2007
S.0415: Veterans' Memorials ... Protection Act of 2007
H.R.0339: Veterans Outpatient Care Access Act of 2007
S.1314: Veterans Outreach Improvement Act of 2007.
H.R.0067: Veterans Outreach Improvement Act of 2007.
S.2160: Veterans Pain Care Act of 2007
H.R.1272: Veterans' Pension Improvement Act of 2007
S.2027: Veterans' Pride Initiative Act
H.R.4084: Veterans Quality of Life Study Act of 2007
H.R.2434: Veterans Right to Know Act of 2007
S.0479: Veterans Suicide Prevention Act
H.R.0327: Veterans Suicide Prevention Act
H.R.2219: Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline Act of 2007
H.R.4204: Veterans Suicide Study Act.
H.R.1214: Veterans' Survivors Education Enhancement Act.
H.R.0092: Veterans Timely Access to Health Care Act.
S.1233: Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Act of 2007.
H.R.1944: Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Act of 2007.
H.R.2910: VETS Act of 2007
H.R.2330: VETS Act of 2007.
S.1718: VETS Act.
S.0207: Voluntary Support for Reservists and National Guard Members Act
H.R.4107: Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act.
H.R.2855: Wounded Heroes' Bill of Rights Act.
H.R.1538: Wounded Warrior Assistance Act of 2007
S.1283: Wounded Warrior Assistance Act of 2007.
S.2400: Wounded Warrior Bonus Equity Act.
H.R.3191: Wounded Warrior Information Sharing Act.
H.R.3210: Wounded Warriors Expansion of Care Act of 2007.
H.R.3795: You Were There, You Get Care Act of 2007.
--- Regards, Walt Schmidt