H.R.1016 - Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide advance appropriations authority for certain medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. view all titles (8)

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  • Official: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide advance appropriations authority for certain medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 as passed house.
  • Short: Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 as reported to house.
  • Official: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide advance appropriations authority for certain accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. as amended by house.
  • Short: Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 as passed senate.
  • Short: Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 as enacted.
  • Official: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide advance appropriations authority for certain accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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02/12/09
 
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10/22/09
 

Sponsor

Representative

Bob Filner

D-CA

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Latest Vote

Result: Passed - June 23, 2009

Roll call number 420 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1016 Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009

 

Official Summary

Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 - Directs the President to include in annual budget justification documents submitted to Congress information on estimates of appropriations for the fiscal year following the fiscal year for which the budget is submitted for th

Official Summary

Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 - Directs the President to include in annual budget justification documents submitted to Congress information on estimates of appropriations for the fiscal year following the fiscal year for which the budget is submitted for the following accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):
(1) Medical Services;
(2) Medical Support and Compliance; and
(3) Medical Facilities. Requires annually for such accounts, beginning with FY2011, discretionary new budget authority to:
(1) be made available for that fiscal year; and
(2) include, for each such account, advance discretionary new budget authority that first becomes available for the first fiscal year after the budget year. Directs the VA Secretary to report annually to Congress on the sufficiency of VA resources for the proceeding fiscal year with respect to the provision of medical care, including estimates of the workload and demand data for that fiscal year. Requires the Comptroller General to:
(1) annually study the adequacy and accuracy of VA baseline model projections for health care expenditures for that fiscal year; and
(2) report study results, during 2011 through 2013, to the congressional veterans, appropriations, and budget committees.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.1016

  • AMVETS
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Fleet Reserve Association
  • Military Officers Association of America
  • Jewish War Veterans
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
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