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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the removal of Senior Executive Service employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs for performance, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
05/21/2014Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 390 - 33 (Roll no. 229).(text: CR H4694)
02/11/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (13)

Date Chamber All Actions
05/22/2014SenateReceived in the Senate.
05/21/2014-6:02pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/21/2014-6:02pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 390 - 33 (Roll no. 229). (text: CR H4694)
05/21/2014-6:02pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4715-4716)
05/21/2014-1:48pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
05/21/2014-12:59pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4031.
05/21/2014-12:59pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4694-4699)
05/21/2014-12:59pmHouseMr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
03/25/2014HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
02/18/2014HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
02/11/2014HouseReferred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
02/11/2014HouseReferred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
02/11/2014HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (151)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Benishek, Dan [R-MI-1]* 02/11/2014
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6]* 02/11/2014
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17]* 02/11/2014
Rep. Huelskamp, Tim [R-KS-1]* 02/11/2014
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5]* 02/11/2014
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12]* 02/11/2014
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2]* 02/11/2014
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8]* 02/11/2014
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3]* 02/11/2014
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 02/25/2014
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] 02/25/2014
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2] 02/25/2014
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 02/26/2014
Rep. Southerland, Steve II [R-FL-2] 02/26/2014
Rep. Griffin, Tim [R-AR-2] 02/26/2014
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 02/27/2014
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11] 02/27/2014
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11] 02/27/2014
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 02/27/2014
Rep. Barrow, John [D-GA-12] 02/27/2014
Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] 02/27/2014
Rep. Salmon, Matt [R-AZ-5] 02/27/2014
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 02/28/2014
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1] 03/04/2014
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 03/04/2014
Rep. Bentivolio, Kerry L. [R-MI-11] 03/05/2014
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] 03/05/2014
Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6] 03/05/2014
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 03/06/2014
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 03/06/2014
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 03/11/2014
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 03/11/2014
Rep. Broun, Paul C. [R-GA-10] 03/11/2014
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9] 03/12/2014
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] 03/12/2014
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] 03/13/2014
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-3] 03/14/2014
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19] 03/14/2014
Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-4] 03/21/2014
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 03/21/2014
Rep. Runyan, Jon [R-NJ-3] 03/21/2014
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] 03/24/2014
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 03/24/2014
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 03/24/2014
Rep. Rigell, E. Scott [R-VA-2] 03/24/2014
Rep. Schock, Aaron [R-IL-18] 03/24/2014
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 03/26/2014
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] 03/26/2014
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-3] 03/27/2014
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 04/01/2014
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 04/01/2014
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] 04/01/2014
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] 04/01/2014
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] 04/01/2014
Rep. McCarthy, Kevin [R-CA-23] 04/01/2014
Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10] 04/01/2014
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 04/01/2014
Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5] 04/03/2014
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 04/03/2014
Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large] 04/03/2014
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25] 04/03/2014
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] 04/03/2014
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17] 04/03/2014
Rep. Massie, Thomas [R-KY-4] 04/04/2014
Rep. Rodgers, Cathy McMorris [R-WA-5] 04/04/2014
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 04/04/2014
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 04/04/2014
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 04/04/2014
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] 04/07/2014
Rep. Hurt, Robert [R-VA-5] 04/07/2014
Rep. Nugent, Richard B. [R-FL-11] 04/07/2014
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 04/07/2014
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 04/08/2014
Rep. Holding, George [R-NC-13] 04/08/2014
Rep. Cotton, Tom [R-AR-4] 04/08/2014
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-3] 04/08/2014
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1] 04/08/2014
Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-10] 04/10/2014
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] 04/10/2014
Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] 04/10/2014
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 04/28/2014
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 04/28/2014
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 04/28/2014
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] 04/28/2014
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 04/28/2014
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 04/28/2014
Rep. Stockman, Steve [R-TX-36] 04/28/2014
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] 04/28/2014
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 04/28/2014
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 04/29/2014
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2] 04/29/2014
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3] 04/29/2014
Rep. Rogers, Mike J. [R-MI-8] 04/29/2014
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 04/29/2014
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] 04/29/2014
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 04/29/2014
Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3] 04/29/2014
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 04/29/2014
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 04/29/2014
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] 04/30/2014
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 04/30/2014
Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] 04/30/2014
Rep. Mulvaney, Mick [R-SC-5] 04/30/2014
Rep. Fincher, Stephen Lee [R-TN-8] 05/01/2014
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] 05/06/2014
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] 05/06/2014
Rep. Jolly, David [R-FL-13] 05/06/2014
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 05/06/2014
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 05/06/2014
Rep. Graves, Tom [R-GA-14] 05/06/2014
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13] 05/06/2014
Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5] 05/06/2014
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 05/07/2014
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 05/07/2014
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 05/07/2014
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 05/07/2014
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] 05/09/2014
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 05/09/2014
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 05/19/2014
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 05/19/2014
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 05/19/2014
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 05/19/2014
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 05/19/2014
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 05/19/2014
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] 05/19/2014
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 05/19/2014
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 05/19/2014
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 05/19/2014
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 05/19/2014
Rep. Stutzman, Marlin A. [R-IN-3] 05/19/2014
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 05/19/2014
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 05/19/2014
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 05/19/2014
Rep. Fleming, John [R-LA-4] 05/19/2014
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 05/19/2014
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] 05/19/2014
Rep. Womack, Steve [R-AR-3] 05/19/2014
Rep. Daines, Steve [R-MT-At Large] 05/19/2014
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 05/19/2014
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] 05/19/2014
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 05/19/2014
Rep. Nunnelee, Alan [R-MS-1] 05/19/2014
Rep. Lummis, Cynthia M. [R-WY-At Large] 05/19/2014
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 05/20/2014
Rep. Price, Tom [R-GA-6] 05/20/2014
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] 05/20/2014
Rep. Gibson, Christopher P. [R-NY-19] 05/20/2014
Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1] 05/20/2014
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18] 05/20/2014
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] 05/20/2014
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 05/21/2014

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs02/11/2014 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity02/18/2014 Referred to
03/25/2014 Hearings by
House Oversight and Government Reform02/11/2014 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House without amendment (05/21/2014)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) remove any individual from the Senior Executive Service upon determining that such individual's performance warrants such removal, and (2) remove such individual from federal service or transfer the individual to a General Schedule position at any grade the Secretary deems appropriate.

Requires: (1) the Secretary to notify the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs committees within 30 days after removing such an individual, and (2) such removal to be done in the same manner as the removal of a professional staff member employed by a Member of Congress.