May 22, 2018 - Issue: Vol. 164, No. 84 — Daily Edition115th Congress (2017 - 2018) - 2nd Session
PERSONAL EXPLANATION; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 84
(Extensions of Remarks - May 22, 2018)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Page E703] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] PERSONAL EXPLANATION ______ HON. MAC THORNBERRY of texas in the house of representatives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Mr. THORNBERRY. Mr. Speaker, on Monday, May 21, 2018, I was unable to be in Washington and missed Roll Call votes No. 207, To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the disapproval of any course of education for purposes of the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs unless the educational institution providing the course permits individuals to attend or participate in courses pending payment by Department, and for other purposes; No. 208, To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a five-year extension to the homeless veterans reintegration programs and to provide clarification regarding eligibility for services under such programs; and No. 209, To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the executive director of a national network of State-based prescription monitoring programs under which Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers shall query such network, and for other purposes. Had I been present, I would have voted ``Yes'' on all three bills. ____________________