Subcommittee on Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs Virtual Hearing
"Legislative Hearing on Various Proposals"
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 10:00 AM
On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 10:00am EST, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs, will hold a virtual legislative hearing on, "H.R. 2568, United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act of 2021; H.R. 2724, VA Peer Support Enhancement for MST Survivors Act; H.R. 2800, WINGMAN Act; HR 2827, Captain James C. Edge Gold Star Spouse Equity Act; H.R. 3402, Caring for Survivors Act of 2021; H.R. 3793, Supporting Families of the Fallen Act; H.R. 4191, Gold Star Spouses Non-Monetary Benefits Act; H.R. 4601, Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act; H.R. 4633, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the repayment by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of benefits misused by a fiduciary; H.R. 4772, Mark O’Brien VA Clothing Allowance Improvement Act; Discussion Draft, legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to repay the estates of deceased beneficiaries for certain benefits paid by the Secretary and misused by fiduciaries of such beneficiaries; Discussion Draft, legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the manner in which the Board of Veterans’ Appeals conducts hearings regarding claims involving military sexual trauma and to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the language and practices of the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to such claims; Discussion Draft, legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend increased dependency and indemnity compensation paid to surviving spouses of veterans who die from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, regardless of how long the veterans had such disease prior to death; Discussion Draft, legislation to improve coordination between the Veterans Health Administration and the Veterans Benefits Administration with respect to claims for compensation arising from military sexual trauma, and for other purposes," the live stream can be found below: