Hearing: Creating a Welcoming VA and Building Equity for Veterans through Legislation Legislative Hearing on: H.R. 1596, Commission to Study the Stigmatization, Criminalization, and Ongoing Exclusion and Inequality for LGBTQ Servicemembers and Veterans Act; H.R. 5170, Securing the Rights our Veterans Earned (SERVE) Act; H.R. 2806, Honoring All Veterans Act; H.R. 4845, To establish an advisory committee on LGBTQ veterans; H.R. 2385, Justice for Women Veterans Act; H.R. 3930, Voices for Veterans Act; Discussion Draft, VA Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Data Improvement Act; Discussion Draft, Every Veteran Counts Act

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 (2:00 PM)

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Washington, D.C.
This hearing will be fully remote. Member participation will be through the Zoom virtual platform.

Witnesses

Harvey Johnson
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Resolution Management, Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Resolution Management, Diversity and Inclusion, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Added 09/17/2021 at 08:08 PM

Kshemendra Paul
Executive Director for Data Governance and Analytics and Chief Data Officer, Office of Enterprise Integration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Added 09/17/2021 at 08:08 PM

Jennifer Dane
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Modern Military Association of America

Added 09/17/2021 at 08:08 PM

Lindsay Church
Executive Director and Co-Founder, Minority Veterans of America

Added 09/17/2021 at 08:08 PM

Marquis Barefield
Assistant National Legislative Director, Disabled American Veterans

Added 09/17/2021 at 08:08 PM

Peter Perkowski
Clinical Instructor, Veterans Legal Clinic, WilmerHale Legal Service Center of Harvard Law School

Added 09/17/2021 at 08:08 PM

Victor J. LaGroon
Director and Chairman, Black Veterans Empowerment Council

Added 09/17/2021 at 08:08 PM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 1596, Commission to Study the Stigmatization, Criminalization, and Ongoing Exclusion and Inequality for LGBTQ Servicemembers and Veterans Act (Rep. Takano) [PDF] Added 09/15/2021 at 02:03 PM
  • H.R. 5170, Securing the Rights our Veterans Earned (SERVE) Act (Rep. Pappas) [PDF] Added 09/15/2021 at 04:23 PM
  • H.R. 4845, To establish an advisory committee on LGBTQ veterans (Rep. Pappas) [PDF] Added 09/15/2021 at 02:03 PM
  • H.R. 2385, Justice for Women Veterans Act (Rep. Brownley) [PDF] Added 09/15/2021 at 02:03 PM
  • H.R. 3930, Voices for Veterans Act (Rep. DelBene) [PDF] Added 09/15/2021 at 02:03 PM
  • H.R. 2806, Honoring All Veterans Act (Rep. Rice) [PDF] Added 09/15/2021 at 02:03 PM
  • Discussion Draft: VA Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Date Improvement Act [PDF] Added 09/15/2021 at 02:03 PM
  • Discussion Draft: Every Veteran Counts Act (Rep. Brownley) [PDF] Added 09/15/2021 at 02:03 PM

Hearing Record

  • Witness List [PDF] Added 09/17/2021 at 08:08 PM

First Published: September 15, 2021 at 01:54 PM
Last Updated: September 17, 2021 at 08:08 PM