H.R.4031: Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Jeff Miller, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 151 (8 Democrats, 143 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 11, 2014
Latest Major Action May 22, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) remove any individual from the Senior Executive Service upon determining that such individual's performance warrants such removal, and (2) remove such individual from federal service or transfer the individual to a General Schedule position at any grade the Secretary deems appropriate.

Requires: (1) the Secretary to notify the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs committees within 30 days after removing such an individual, and (2) such removal to be done in the same manner as the removal of a professional staff member employed by a Member of Congress.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2014 Received in the Senate.
May 21, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 21, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 390 - 33 (Roll no. 229). (text: CR H4694)

May 21, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4715-4716)
May 21, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
May 21, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4031.
May 21, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4694-4699)
May 21, 2014 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
March 25, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 18, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Feb. 11, 2014 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Feb. 11, 2014 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs