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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Introduced

Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to improve the provision of medical services and benefits to veterans, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/03/2014Introduced in Senate

All Actions (36)

Date
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2766 SA 2766 fell when SA 2747 fell. (consideration: CR S1210)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2747 SA 2747 fell when the bill was committed. (consideration: CR S1210)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2769 SA 2769 fell when SA 2768 fell. (consideration: CR S1210)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2768 SA 2768 fell when SA 2767 fell. (consideration: CR S1210)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2767 SA 2767 fell when the bill was committed. (consideration: CR S1210)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014Motion by Senator Reid to commit to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment (SA 2767) fell when the bill was committed in Senate. (consideration: CR S1209-1210)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014Committed to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs pursuant to Section 312 of the Congressional Budget Act.
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014Point of order against the measure was sustained.
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014Motion to waive all applicable budgetary discipline with respect to the measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 41. Record Vote Number: 46. (consideration: CR S1210)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014Motion to table the motion by Senator Reid to commit the bill (S. 1982) to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs with instructions to report back forthwith with amendment SA 2767 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 44 - 52. Record Vote Number: 45. (consideration: CR S1209-1210)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014Motion to waive all applicable budgetary discipline with respect to the measure made in Senate.
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014Point of order against the measure raised in Senate.
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1194-1210)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2747 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1195)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2767 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1195)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2766 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1195)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2768 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1195)
Action By: Senate
02/27/2014S.Amdt.2769 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1195)
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S1168; text: CR S1168)
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014S.Amdt.2769 Amendment SA 2769 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2768. (consideration: CR S1168; text: CR S1168) Of a perfecting nature.
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014S.Amdt.2768 Amendment SA 2768 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2767 (the instructions of the motion to commit). (consideration: CR S1168; text: CR S1168) Of a perfecting nature.
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014S.Amdt.2767 Amendment SA 2767 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S1168; text: CR S1168) The motion of the instruction to commit.
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014Motion by Senator Reid to commit to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs with instructions that the committee report back forthwith with an amendment (SA 2767) made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1168)
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014S.Amdt.2747 Cloture motion on Amendment SA 2747 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S1168; text: CR S1168)
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014S.Amdt.2766 Amendment SA 2766 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2747. (consideration: CR S1168; text: CR S1168) Of a perfecting nature.
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014S.Amdt.2747 Amendment SA 2747 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Sanders. (consideration: CR S1168) In the nature of a substitute.
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S1168)
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1168)
Action By: Senate
02/26/2014Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S1144-1168)
Action By: Senate
02/25/2014Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 99 - 0. Record Vote Number: 44. (consideration: CR S1027; text: CR S1027)
Action By: Senate
02/25/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1011-1013, S1020-1039)
Action By: Senate
02/24/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S978)
Action By: Senate
02/12/2014Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S940; text: CR S940)
Action By: Senate
02/12/2014Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S936, S940)
Action By: Senate
02/04/2014Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 301.
Action By: Senate
02/03/2014Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Action By: Senate

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Veterans' Affairs02/27/2014 Committed to

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Subjects (124)


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in Senate (02/03/2014)

Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 - Amends federal veterans provisions to revise or add provisions concerning medical services and other benefits provided to veterans and/or their dependents through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) relating to the following areas:

  • survivor and dependent matters, including benefits for children of certain veterans born with spina bifida;
  • education matters, including the approval of courses for purposes of the All-Volunteer Force and the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance programs;
  • the expansion and extension of certain health care benefits, including immunizations, chiropractic care, treatment for traumatic brain injury, and wellness promotion;
  • health care administration, including extension of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship Program, and
  • complementary and alternative medicine;
  • mental health care, including an education program and peer support program for family members and caregivers of veterans with mental health disorders;
  • dental care eligibility and expansion, including a program of education to promote dental health in veterans;
  • health care related to sexual trauma, including appropriate counseling and treatment and a screening mechanism to detect incidents of domestic abuse;
  • reproductive treatment and services, including fertility counseling as well as adoption assistance for severely wounded veterans;
  • major medical facility leases;
  • veterans' employment training and related services;
  • veterans' employment, including within the federal government and as first responders;
  • career transition services;
  • employment and reemployment rights of members of the Armed Forces after active duty service;
  • small business matters, including contracting and subcontracting participation goals with federal departments and agencies;
  • administrative matters, including regional support centers for Veterans Integrated Service Networks;
  • the revision of claims based on military sexual trauma as well as claims for dependency and indemnity compensation;
  • jurisdictional matters, including with respect to the Board of Veterans' Appeals and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims;
  • the revision of certain rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, including protections with respect to the expiration of professional licenses, a prohibition on the denial of credit or the termination of residential leases due to military service, and the temporary protection of surviving spouses under mortgage foreclosures; and
  • outreach and miscellaneous matters, including: (1) repeal of the provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the cost-of-living adjustment to the retirement pay of members of the Armed Forces under age 62, and (2) the accounting for discretionary accounts designated for overseas contingency operations/global war on terrorism.