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S. 1082 (114th): Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability Act of 2015

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the removal or demotion of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs based on performance or misconduct, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2015
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Apr 23, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Rubio Introduces Revised Veterans Affairs Reform Legislation
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jul 13, 2016

SENATORS McCAIN, FLAKE, JOHNSON & MORAN QUESTION MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARDS DECISION TO OVERTURN DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST CORRUPT VA BUREAUCRATS
    — Sen. John McCain [R-AZ, 1987-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 3, 2016

Alexander Honors Service Members on Veterans Day
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] on Nov 11, 2015

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History

Apr 23, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jul 22, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 3, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 1082 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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