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H.R. 90 (114th): Veterans Healthcare Improvement Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 6, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 90

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans Healthcare Improvement Act.

2.

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:

4.

Comptroller General review of Department of Veterans Affairs medical care budget submission

(a)

Review of budget submission; reports

For each of fiscal years 2016, 2017, and 2018, the Comptroller General of the United States shall—

(1)

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

(2)

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.

(b)

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.

(c)

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:

(1)

Medical Services.

(2)

Medical Support and Compliance.

(3)

Medical Facilities.

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