House Bill 6064
117th Congress(2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for a review of examinations, furnished by the Secretary, to individuals who submit claims to the Secretary for compensation under chapter 11 of title 38, United States Code, for mental and physical conditions linked to military sexual trauma.
Active
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Passed House on May 18, 2022
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Nov 19, 2021
Latest Action
May 19, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
6064
Congress
117
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
May 18, 2022
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to seek to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to conduct a comprehensive review of VA medical examinations provided to individuals who submit claims for compensation for a service-connected disability related to military sexual trauma.

Specifically, NASEM must review VA examinations that are provided for mental and physical conditions linked to military sexual trauma and are conducted to assess the impairments of individuals arising from such trauma.

NASEM must report on its review, and the VA must report on its plans to implement actions based on NASEM's findings and recommendations.

Text (3)
May 19, 2022
May 18, 2022
November 19, 2021
Actions (13)
05/19/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
05/18/2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/18/2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 - 2 (Roll no. 217). (text: CR H5108-5109)
05/18/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 - 2 (Roll no. 217).
05/18/2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5142-5143)
05/18/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
05/18/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6064.
05/18/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5108-5109)
05/18/2022
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
04/06/2022
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
04/06/2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
11/19/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
11/19/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Nov 20, 2021 8:12:13 AM
Record Updated
May 27, 2022 9:30:34 PM