H.R.3327 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the designation of an Assistant Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs as the Chief Minority Affairs Officer of the Department.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Montgomery, G. V. (Sonny) [D-MS-3] (Introduced 09/12/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 102-347|
|Latest Action:||12/11/1991 Became Public Law No: 102-218. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3327 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (11/25/1991)
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to designate one of the Assistant Secretaries in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the Chief Minority Affairs Officer. Outlines the duties of the Chief Minority Affairs Officer, including the following: (1) investigating and examining VA activities affecting minority group members who are veterans or who receive benefits from the VA; (2) assessing the needs of minority veterans within the VA; (3) advising the Secretary regarding the effect on minority veterans of policies, regulations, and programs of the VA and of methods to ensure that minority veterans are afforded an opportunity to participate fully in the activities and benefits of the VA; and (4) carrying out any other additional functions as the Secretary may prescribe.
Requires the Secretary, no less than biennially, to report to the Congress a detailed description of: (1) any activities and policies of the VA relating to minority group members who are veterans or who receive benefits from the VA; and (2) the duties of the Chief Minority Affairs Officer.