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Summary (2)

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Passed House amended (03/02/2015)

Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue an order directing a VA employee to repay the amount, or a portion of the amount, of an award or bonus paid to the employee if: (1) the VA determines that such repayment is appropriate, and (2) the employee is afforded notice and an opportunity for a hearing conducted by another federal agency. Makes such repayment decisions final and unreviewable.

Makes this Act applicable to awards or bonuses paid before, on, or after the date of this Act's enactment.


Actions Overview (4)

Date
03/02/2015 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H1507)
03/02/2015 Committee on Oversight and Government discharged.
03/02/2015 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 114-32, Part I.
01/12/2015 Introduced in House

All Actions (18)

Date Chamber
03/03/2015 Senate Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
03/02/2015-6:58pm House Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
03/02/2015-6:58pm House On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1507)
03/02/2015-6:57pm House Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1511)
03/02/2015-5:15pm House At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Miller (FL) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
03/02/2015-5:03pm House DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 280.
03/02/2015-5:03pm House Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1507-1509)
03/02/2015-5:03pm House Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
03/02/2015 House Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 21.
03/02/2015 House Committee on Oversight and Government discharged.
03/02/2015 House Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 114-32, Part I.
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs
02/12/2015 House Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs
02/12/2015 House Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. Markup report CQ
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs
01/27/2015 House Committee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs
01/12/2015 House Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
01/12/2015 House Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
01/12/2015 House Referred 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.
01/12/2015 House Introduced in House

Titles (1)

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced:

To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recoup bonuses and awards paid to employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Subjects (4)

  • Administrative remedies
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management

Cosponsors (9)


Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs01/12/2015 Referred to
01/27/2015 Hearings by
02/12/2015 Markup by
03/02/2015 Reported by H. Rept. 114-32
House Oversight and Government Reform01/12/2015 Referred to
03/02/2015 Discharged from
Senate Veterans' Affairs03/03/2015 Referred to

Related Bills (3)

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