Text: H.R.6589 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/21/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6589


To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop and submit to Congress a plan to address the material weakness of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 21, 2020

Mrs. Lee of Nevada introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop and submit to Congress a plan to address the material weakness 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “CFO Authority and Collaboration Act of 2020”.

SEC. 2. Plan to address material weakness of Department of Veterans Affairs.

Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall—

(1) develop a plan, including steps and related timelines, for fully addressing—

(A) the repeated material weakness of the Department of Veterans Affairs; and

(B) the recommendations of the auditor related to entity level controls, including the organizational structure of the office of the Chief Financial Officer of the Department; and

(2) submit to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report containing a description of—

(A) the plan developed under paragraph (1); and

(B) the steps the Secretary plans to take to provide sufficient authority to the Chief Financial Officer of the Department to carry out the requirements of section 902 of title 31, United States Code.


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