H.R.2808 - To require advance notification of Congress regarding any action proposed to be taken by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the implementation of the Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services initiative of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3] (Introduced 07/21/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/24/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 2808 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2808 To require advance notification of Congress regarding any action proposed to be taken by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the implementation of the Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services initiative of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 21, 2003 Mr. Moore (for himself, Mrs. Emerson, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Hefley, Mr. Frost, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Bereuter, Mr. Skelton, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Hoyer, Mrs. Bono, Mr. Wu, Mr. English, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Issa, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Jones of North Carolina, Mr. Boswell, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Clay, Mr. Linder, Mr. Ross, Mr. Ney, Mr. Baird, Mr. Osborne, Mr. Sandlin, Mr. Otter, Mr. Filner, Mr. Pickering, Ms. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Bell, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mr. Cardoza, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Spratt, Mr. Honda, Ms. McCarthy of Missouri, Mr. Edwards, Mr. Stenholm, Mr. Taylor of Mississippi, Mr. Tanner, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Kleczka, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Michaud, Mr. Abercrombie, Mr. Wynn, Mr. Clyburn, Ms. Majette, Mr. Holt, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Matheson, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Becerra, Mr. Weiner, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Ms. Linda T. Sanchez of California, Mr. Emanuel, Mrs. Maloney, Mr. Ortiz, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Hall, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mr. Cooper, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Evans, Mr. Farr, Mr. Stupak, Ms. Hooley of Oregon, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Matsui, Mr. Kanjorski, Mr. Rahall, Mr. Ford, Mrs. Tauscher, Mr. Lampson, Mr. McNulty, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Green of Texas, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Kind, Mr. Hoeffel, Mr. Berry, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Meeks of New York, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Israel, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Ms. Lofgren, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. Miller of North Carolina, Mr. Baca, Mr. Davis of Alabama, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Mr. Doyle, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Pastor, Mr. Reyes, Mr. Scott of Georgia, Mr. Delahunt, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Inslee, Ms. Solis, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Carson of Oklahoma, Ms. Velazquez, and Mr. Ackerman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To require advance notification of Congress regarding any action proposed to be taken by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the implementation of the Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services initiative of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. ADVANCE NOTIFICATION OF A DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS CAPITAL ASSET REALIGNMENT INITIATIVE. (a) Requirement for Advance Notification.--Before taking any action proposed under the Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services initiative of the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall submit to Congress a written notification of the intent to take such action. (b) Limitation.--The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may not take any proposed action described in subsection (a) until the later of-- (1) the expiration of the 60-day period beginning on the date on which the Secretary submits to Congress the notification of the proposed action required under subsection (a); or (2) the expiration of a period of 30 days of continuous session of Congress beginning on such date of notification or, if either House of Congress is not in session on such date, the first day after such date that both Houses of Congress are in session. (c) Continuous Session of Congress.--For the purposes of subsection (b)-- (1) the continuity of session of Congress is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die; and (2) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of any period of time in which Congress is in continuous session. <all>