Hearing: HR 95, HR 444, HR 1718, a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements to the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to flight training programs and certain other programs of education, and for other purposes,”, a discussion draft” Justice for Servicemembers Act,” a discussion draft “To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 and title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the HUD-VASH program, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit annual reports to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives regarding homeless veterans, and for other purposes,” a discussion draft “Homes for Our Heroes Act of 2019,” a discussion draft “Veteran Employment and Child Care Access Act,” a discussion draft “BRAVE Act,” a discussion draft “To clarify seasoning requirements for certain refinanced mortgage loans, and for other purposes,” a discussion draft “Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William "Bill" Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act,” a discussion draft “VET OPP Act,” a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to adjust certain limits on the guaranteed amount of a home loan under the home loan program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes,” a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements to the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program of the Department of Veterans Affairs,” a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship to children and spouses of certain members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who die from service-connected disabilities, and for other purposes,” a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of veterans to receive in-state tuition using educational assistance administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity (Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 (10:00 AM)

1334 LHOB
Washington, D.C.

Witnesses

Ms. Rebecca Burgess
Program Manager, Citizenship Project, on behalf of American Enterprise Institute

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM
  • Related Witness Support Document #1 [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM

Ms. Margarita Devlin
Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Benefits Veterans Benefits Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM

Ms. Ashlynne Haycock
Deputy Policy Director, Education Support Services, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM

Mr. John Kamin
Credentialing and Education Policy Associate, National Veterans Employment and Education Division, on behalf of The American Legion

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM

Mr. Patrick Murray
Deputy Director, National Legislative Service, The Veterans of Foreign Wars

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

Hearing Record

  • Hearing: Witness List [PDF] Added 04/09/2019 at 05:42 PM
  • Unofficial hearing transcript [PDF] Added 04/17/2019 at 08:15 PM

First Published: April 4, 2019 at 10:53 PM
Last Updated: April 17, 2019 at 08:15 PM