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H.R. 1038 (114th): Ensuring VA Employee Accountability Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 19, 2015 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1038

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 19, 2015

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT

To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to retain a copy of any reprimand or admonishment received by an employee of the Department in the permanent record of the employee.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Ensuring VA Employee Accountability Act.

2.

Retention of records of reprimands and admonishments received by employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs

(a)

In general

Chapter 7 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

714.

Record of reprimands and admonishments

If any employee of the Department receives a reprimand or admonishment, the Secretary shall retain a copy of such reprimand or admonishment in the permanent record of the employee as long as the employee is employed by the Department.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:

714. Record of reprimands and admonishments.

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Passed the House of Representatives May 18, 2015.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk

Robert F. Reeves,

Deputy Clerk