H.R.1804: Veterans Accountability Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 26, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Veterans Accountability Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report semiannually to the congressional veterans committees on covered travel made by VA employees while on official business. Defines covered travel as travel: (1) outside the United States or its territories, possessions, or territorial waters, if paid for by the VA or another element of the government; or (2) to any location, if paid for by any person or entity other than the government. Requires each report to include the name of each employee and the destination, purpose, duration, total cost, and identity of a payor other than the government.

Directs the Secretary to report each case of reportable infectious disease or condition (a disease or condition that a state requires to be reported) that occurs at a VA medical facility to the appropriate state entity and to report to the accrediting organization of such facility each case classified as a health-care-associated infection se...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 7, 2013 Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, H. Rept. 113-227, Part II.
Oct. 4, 2013 SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT FILING AUTHORITY - Mr. Miller of Florida asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Veterans' Affairs be permitted to file a supplemental report on H.R. 1804. Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 25, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 167.
Sept. 25, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 113-227.
Aug. 1, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Aug. 1, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 27, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
June 27, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 19, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
May 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
April 26, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.