Hearing to Consider Pending Legislation

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Agenda

1. S. 3372 (Braun), A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to strengthen benefits for children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida, and for other purposes.

2. S. 3548 (Smith), Veterans Hearing Benefits Act of 2022
3. S. 3606 (Tuberville), A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the requirement to specify an effective period of transfer of Post-9/11 educational assistance to a dependent, and for other purposes.
4. S. 3994 (Manchin), Restoring Benefits to Defrauded Veterans Act of 2022
5. S. 4141 (Hirono), A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs as Advisory Committee on United States Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States, and for other purposes.
6. S. 4208 (Sullivan), Improving Access to the VA Home Loan Act of 2022.
7. S. 4223 (Tester), Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2022
8. S. 4308 (Peters), Veterans Marriage Recognition Act
9. S. 4319 (Cassidy), Informing VETS Act of 2022
10. S. 4458 (Tester), Ensuring the Best Schools for Veterans Act of 2022
11. S. ____ (Rounds), Native American Direct Loan Improvement Act
12. S. ____ (Tester), A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to address the operation and maintenance of veterans’ cemeteries on trust land owned by, or held in trust for, tribal organizations, and for other purposes.
13. S. ____ (Tester), No Bonuses For Bad Exams Act

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                                    WITNESS LIST

                                       Panel One

Beth Murphy, Executive Director, Compensation Service, Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

Accompanied by: Jocelyn Moses, Senior Principal Advisor, Compensation Service

                              James Ruhlman, Deputy Director for Program Management, Education Service

                                      Panel Two

Kristina Keenan, Associate Director, National Legislative Service, Veterans of Foreign Wars

Michael McLaughlin, Legislative Chairman, National Association of County Veterans Service Officers

Anne Meehan, Assistant Vice President, Government Relations, American Council on Education

Testimony

  • Beth Murphy

    Executive Director, Compensation Service, Veterans Benefits Administration
    Department of Veterans Affairs
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  • Kristina Keenan

    Associate Director, National Legislative Service
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
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  • Michael McLaughlin

    Legislative Chairman
    Association of County Veterans Service Officers
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  • Anne Meehan

    Assistant Vice President, Government Relations
    American Council on Education
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