H.R. 974 — BRAVE Act

Kathleen Rice (Democrat – New York) introduced H.R. 974 to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs, when awarding contracts, to give preference to applicants based on the percentage of the offeror’s full-time employees who are veterans. The bill also allows the VA to ban a contractor for at least 5 years if they are found to willfully misrepresent the veteran status if its employees. Continue reading

H.R. 609 -To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the “Abie Abraham VA Clinic”

Mike Kelly (Republican – Pennsylvania) introduced H.R. 609 to name the Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler, County, Pennsylvania as the “Abie Abraham VA Clinic” Continue reading

H. J. Res. 37 -Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation

Virginia Foxx (Republican – North Carolina) introduced House Joint Resolution 37 to nullify the rule submitted by the Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Continue reading

H. J. Res 40 -Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.

Sam Johnson (Republican – Texas) introduced House Joint Resolution 40 to nullify the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007. Continue reading

H.J.Res.36 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation”.

Rob Bishop (Republican – Utah) introduced House Joint Resolution 36 to nullify the rule submitted by the Bureau of Land Management entitled “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation.” The rule addresses waste generated during oil and gas production. Continue reading