H.R.1690 - Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] (Introduced 03/22/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Meetings:||07/19/17 10:00AM 07/12/17 2:00PM 06/29/17 2:00PM (All Meetings)|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-249|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/25/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.1690 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (07/25/2017)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report regarding performance awards and bonuses awarded to certain high-level employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
This Act may be cited as the “Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act”.
“(a) In general.—Not later than 120 days after the end of each fiscal year, the Secretary shall submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a report that contains, for the most recent fiscal year ending before the submittal of the report, a description of the performance awards and bonuses awarded to Regional Office Directors of the Department, Directors of Medical Centers of the Department, Directors of Veterans Integrated Service Networks, and any other individual employed in a senior executive position.
“(1) The amount of each award or bonus.
“(2) The job title of the individual awarded the award or bonus.
“(3) The location where the individual awarded the award or bonus works.
“(A) the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate; and
“(B) the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.
“(A) a career appointee (as that term is defined in section 3132(a)(4) of title 5); or
“(B) any individual who occupies an administrative or executive position and who was appointed under section 7306(a) or section 7401(1) of this title.
“(A) with respect to a career appointee (as that term is defined in section 3132(a)(4) of title 5), a Senior Executive Service position (as such term is defined in section 3132(a)(2) of title 5); and
“(B) with respect to an individual appointed under section 7306(a) or section 7401(1) of this title, an administrative or executive position.”.
(b) Clerical amendment.—The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 7 of such title is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 717 the following new item:
“718. Annual report on performance awards and bonuses awarded to certain high-level employees.”.
Passed the House of Representatives July 24, 2017.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|