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H.R. 4165: Improving Benefits for Underserved Veterans Act

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 6, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4165

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 6, 2019

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

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to publish a report regarding veterans who receive benefits under laws administered by the Secretary, disaggregated by sex and minority group member status.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Improving Benefits for Underserved Veterans Act.

2.

Report regarding veterans who receive benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

(a)

Report required

Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall publish a report regarding veterans who receive benefits under laws administered by the Secretary, including the Transition Assistance Program under sections 1142 and 1144 of title 10, United States Code.

(b)

Data

The data regarding veterans published in the report under subsection (a)—

(1)

shall be disaggregated by—

(A)

sex; and

(B)

minority group member status; and

(2)

may not include any personally identifiable information.

(c)

Minority group member defined

In this section, the term minority group member has the meaning given that term in section 544 of title 38, United States Code.