S.1621 - Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] (Introduced 05/22/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/22/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1621 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/22/2019)
Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act or the BRAVE Act
This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in awarding a contract for the procurement of goods or services, to give preference to offerors based on the percentage of the offeror's full-time employees who are veterans.
The VA is also authorized to debar from VA contracting for at least five years any offeror determined to have willfully and intentionally misrepresented the veteran status of its employees. Such debarment shall include the debarment of all principals in the offeror for at least five years.