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Referred in Senate (05/19/2021)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2788


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 19, 2021

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


AN ACT

To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the cap on full-time employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs who provide equal employment opportunity counseling.

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 “VA Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor Modernization Act”.

SEC. 2. Elimination of cap on full-time employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs who provide equal employment opportunity counseling.

(a) In general.—Section 516 of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking subsection (g); and

(2) by redesignating subsection (h) as subsection (g).

(b) Report.—Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall submit to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives a report regarding the effect of the amendment under subsection (a).

Passed the House of Representatives May 18, 2021.

    Attest: cheryl l. johnson,   
    Clerk

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