Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Chairman
Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA]
Ranking Member
Sen. Richard Blumenthal [D-CT]

The chairman is always selected from the majority party. The ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party.

Republicans
8
Democrats
6
Independents
1
Track Committee
Official Website: http://veterans.senate.gov/

Committee Members

Chairman
John “Johnny” Isakson
Georgia
Republican
Ranking Member
Richard Blumenthal
Connecticut
Democrat
John Boozman
Arkansas
Republican
Sherrod Brown
Ohio
Democrat
Bill Cassidy
Louisiana
Republican
Dean Heller
Nevada
Republican
Mazie Hirono
Hawaii
Democrat
Joe Manchin III
West Virginia
Democrat
Jerry Moran
Kansas
Republican
Patty Murray
Washington
Democrat
Mike Rounds
South Dakota
Republican
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Vermont
Independent
Dan Sullivan
Alaska
Republican
Jon Tester
Montana
Democrat
Thom Tillis
North Carolina
Republican

Committee Bills

Browse 46 bills referred to this committee.

Recent Activity

Referred to Committee

S. 895: A bill to allow members of the Armed Forces to defer principal on Federal student loans for a certain period in connection with receipt of orders for mobilization for war or national emergency, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Explanation: This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 27, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Mar 27, 2015

Introduced

S. 865: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the disability compensation evaluation procedure of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for veterans with mental health conditions related to military sexual trauma, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT]

This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.

Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] is a member of the committee.

Mar 25, 2015