H.R. 1259 would institute necessary reforms at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by providing the Secretary with the authority to expeditiously remove, demote, or suspend any VA employee, including Senior Executive Service (SES) employees, for performance or misconduct. . H.R. 1259 would also: provide improved protections for whistleblowers; allow the Secretary to reduce an employee’s federal pension if he ...
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(Source: Republican Policy Committee)
Feb 28, 2017
Passed House on Mar 16, 2017
This bill passed in the House on March 16, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 31 pages
H.R. 1259 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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