Witnesses

  • The Honorable Gregorio Sablan Member of Congress, Washington D.C.
  • The Honorable Colin Allred Member of Congress, Washington D.C.
  • The Honorable Steve Watkins Member of Congress, Washington D.C.
  • The Honorable Anthony Brindisi Member of Congress, Washington D.C.
  • Mr. Sean Clark National Director, Veterans Justice Programs, Veterans Health Administration
  • The Honorable Antonio Delgado Member of Congress, Washington D.C.
  • The Honorable Eleanor Norton Member of Congress, Washington D.C.
  • Mr. Matthew Sullivan Deputy Under Secretary for Finance and Planning, National Cemetery Administration Witness Statement [PDF]
  • Mr. Dan Keenaghan Executive Director, Insurance Service, Veterans Benefits Administration
  • Ms. Laurine Carson Deputy Executive Director, Compensation Service, Veterans Benefits Administration
  • Mr. Matthew Doyle Deputy Director, National Legislative Service, Veterans of Foreign Wars Witness Statement [PDF]
  • Mr. Frank LoGalbo Benefits Training Manager, Wounded Warrior Project Witness Statement [PDF]
  • Mr. Shane Liermann Deputy National Legislative Director for Benefits, Disabled American Veterans Witness Statement [PDF]
  • Ms. Diane Rauber Executive Director, National Organization of Veterans' Advocates Witness Statement [PDF]

Supporting Documentation

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Statement for the Record, PVA [PDF]
  • Statement for the Record, NACVSO [PDF]
  • Hearing: Witness List [PDF]
  • Letter of Support, VFW [PDF]
  • Letter of Support, WWP [PDF]

Video of Proceedings

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Text of Legislation

  • H.R.5019 - Veterans Legal Support Act of 2019 [PDF]
  • H.R.5048 - Fairness for Local Veteran Cemeteries Act [PDF]
  • H.R.5639 - Chuck Osier Burial Benefits Act [PDF]
  • H.R.697 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay costs relating to the transportation of certain deceased veterans to veterans' cemeteries owned by a State or tribal organization. [PDF]
  • H.R.6013 - Veteran Families Financial Support Act [PDF]
  • H.R.6060 - Veterans Burial Benefit Correction Act [PDF]
  • H.R.5487 - Veterans Cemetery Grants Improvement Act [PDF]
  • H.R.7443 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide the representative of record of a claimant for compensation or benefits administered by the Secretary an opportunity to review a proposed determination regarding that claim. [PDF]

Member Statements

  • Statement for the Record, Congressman Jim Banks [PDF]