Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
01/30/2020          

Same-Day Accountability for Veterans Enhancement Act

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02/03/2020 Introduced in House Open
01/30/2020 Introduced in House Open
01/30/2020 Introduced in House Open

            




116 HR 5724 IH: Same-Day Accountability for Veterans Enhancement Act
U.S. House of Representatives
2020-01-30
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I116th CONGRESS2d SessionH. R. 5724IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESJanuary 30, 2020Mr. Emmer introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' AffairsA BILLTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop objectives and performance measures for provision by the Department of Veterans Affairs of same-day services, and for other purposes.
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Short title
This Act may be cited as the Same-Day Accountability for Veterans Enhancement Act.
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Department of Veterans Affairs objectives and performance measures for provision of same-day services
(a)
Objectives and performance measures
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)
Consultation
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)
Report to Congress
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)
Periodic assessments
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.

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Tom Emmer R-MN 01/30/2020 Sponsor
Date Branch Action
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
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