H. R. 90
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 6, 2015
Ms. Brownley of California introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct reviews of certain budget requests of the President for the medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
This Act may be cited as the
Veterans Healthcare Improvement Act.
Comptroller General review of Department of Veterans Affairs medical care budget submissions
Section 4 of the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 (Public Law 111–81; 38 U.S.C. 117 note) is amended to read as follows:
Comptroller General review of Department of Veterans Affairs medical care budget submission
Review of budget submission; reports
For each of fiscal years 2016, 2017, and 2018, the Comptroller General of the United States shall—
review the budget requests for the medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the budget request of the President submitted pursuant to section 1105 of title 31, United States Code; and
submit to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs, Appropriations, and the Budget of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report or reports on the results of each such review.
Timing and scope of reports
In determining the timing and scope for the submittal of the report or reports required under subsection (a), the Comptroller General shall consult with the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Medical care accounts
In this section, the term medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs means the following medical care accounts of the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs account:
Medical Support and Compliance.