|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||To President||Became Law|
Same-Day Accountability for Veterans Enhancement Act
116 HR 5724 IH: Same-Day Accountability for Veterans Enhancement Act U.S. House of Representatives 2020-01-30 text/xml EN Pursuant to Title 17 Section 105 of the United States Code, this file is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain. 1. This Act may be cited as the. Same-Day Accountability for Veterans Enhancement Act 2. (a) The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall develop quantifiable objectives and performance measures designed to assess the effects of the provision of same-day services on the access of veterans to medical care and mental health services. (b) In developing the objectives and performance measures under subsection (a), the Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Defense, veterans service organizations, and other appropriate Department and non-Department stakeholders. (c) Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives a report that includes— (1) the objectives and performance measures developed under subsection (a); (2) recommendations and best practices for the implementation of same-day services throughout the Veterans Health Administration and the reduction of veteran suicide rates. (d) Not later than the last day of each fiscal year, the Secretary shall conduct an assessment of each medical center and community-based outpatient clinic of the Department. Such assessments shall be made publicly available on a website of the Department.
|02/07/2020||President||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs|
|01/30/2020||President||Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.Action By: House of Representatives|
|01/30/2020||President||Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives|