Ranking Member Bost Applauds House Passage of 19 Bipartisan Veterans’ Bills This Week

Today, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed 19 veterans’ bills ahead of Memorial Day: “I’m so glad that we were able to continue the bipartisan tradition of passing good bills to better serve veterans and their families, caregivers, and survivors before recognizing our fallen heroes on Memorial Day. The 19 bills the House voted on this week would improve the claims process for survivors of military sexual trauma, make VA’s patient advocate program more accessible, streamline the transfer of GI Bill benefits to veterans’ dependents, improve support for women veterans, and more,” said Ranking Member Bost. “I am especially happy that we passed my bill, the VA Principles of Benefits Automation Act. This bill will kick start the modernization of VBA’s IT systems to get veterans their benefits faster.” The following bills were passed out of the House this week: H.R. 7153 – VA Principles of Benefits Automation Act (Rep. Bost)...

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