S. 2450 - Veterans' Access to Care Through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014

Armed forces and national security. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to improve the access of veterans to medical services from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Amendments:
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Veterans' Access to Care Through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014

S. 2450 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to improve the access of veterans to medical services from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to improve the access of veterans to medical services from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
  • Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
Sponsor
Bernard Sanders
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Armed forces and national security
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Advisory bodies
  • Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
  • Appropriations
  • Arizona
  • Budget process
  • Building construction
  • California
  • Caribbean area
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Connecticut
  • Consumer affairs
  • Crimes against women
  • Defense spending
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal officials
  • Florida
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Georgia
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Hawaii
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Higher education
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Hospital care
  • Illinois
  • Indian social and development programs
  • Kansas
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Medical education
  • Medicare
  • Mental health
  • Merit Systems Protection Board
  • Military education and training
  • Military medicine
  • Military personnel and dependents
  • Minority health
  • Missouri
  • National Guard and reserves
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • Performance measurement
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Puerto Rico
  • Sex offenses
  • South Carolina
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Surgery and anesthesia
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • U.S. territories and protectorates
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Veterans' medical care
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Major Actions
Introduced6/09/2014
Amendments (5 proposed)
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/09/2014
6/09/2014Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
6/09/2014Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar6/10/2014Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 426.
6/11/2014Senate incorporated this measure in H.R. 3230 as an amendment.
6/11/2014See also H.R. 3230.
6/11/2014
6/11/2014Senate amendment submitted
6/11/2014
6/11/2014Senate amendment submitted
6/11/2014
6/11/2014Senate amendment submitted
6/11/2014
6/11/2014Senate amendment submitted
6/12/2014
6/12/2014Senate amendment submitted
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 3233Warner, Mark [D-VA]June 11, 2014Offered on June 10, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 3234Warner, Mark [D-VA]June 11, 2014Offered on June 10, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 3235Collins, Susan [R-ME]June 11, 2014Offered on June 10, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 3239Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]June 11, 2014Offered on June 10, 2014.

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S. Amdt. 3242Hatch, Orrin [R-UT]June 12, 2014Offered on June 11, 2014.

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Total contributions given to Senators from Federal employees unions, which…

supported this bill

Federal employees unions$1,301,123
$1,301,123

1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Veterans' Access to Care Through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014

1 organization supported this bill

American Federation of Government Employees
Chelsea Bland (2014, June 11). Largest Federal Employees Union Expresses Support for Veterans Compromise Bill. Retrieved October 27, 2014, from AFGE.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from Federal employees unions interest groups, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$14,000$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$37,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$17,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$43,625$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$32,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$25,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$7,000$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$11,000$0
John BoozmanRAR$5,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$30,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$34,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$26,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$12,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$22,500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$6,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$10,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$3,000$0
John CornynRTX$1,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,000$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$26,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$15,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$2,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$12,950$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$17,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,000$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$13,000$0
Tom HarkinDIA$30$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$28,500$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$23,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$5,000$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$33,868$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,500$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,000$0
Tim KaineDVA$25,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$19,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$29,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$16,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$40,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$20,000$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$25,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$23,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$33,250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$38,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$35,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$31,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$8,000$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$32,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$26,500$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$8,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$5,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$17,600$0
Brian SchatzDHI$28,250$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$13,000$0
Tim ScottRSC$2,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$18,500$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$21,550$0
Jon TesterDMT$29,000$0
John ThuneRSD$10,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,000$0
Mark UdallDCO$25,000$0
Tom UdallDNM$21,000$0
David VitterRLA$1,000$0
John E. WalshDMT$16,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,250$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$17,500$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$10,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$6,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$14,000$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$37,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$17,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$43,625$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$32,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$25,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$7,000$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$11,000$0
John BoozmanRAR$5,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$30,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$34,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$26,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$12,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$22,500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$6,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$10,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$3,000$0
John CornynRTX$1,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,000$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$26,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$15,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$2,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$12,950$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$17,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,500$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,000$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$13,000$0
Tom HarkinDIA$30$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$28,500$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$23,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$5,000$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$33,868$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,500$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,000$0
Tim KaineDVA$25,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$19,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$29,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$16,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$40,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$20,000$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$25,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$23,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$33,250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$38,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$35,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$31,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$8,000$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$32,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$26,500$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$8,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$5,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$17,600$0
Brian SchatzDHI$28,250$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$13,000$0
Tim ScottRSC$2,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$18,500$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$21,550$0
Jon TesterDMT$29,000$0
John ThuneRSD$10,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,000$0
Mark UdallDCO$25,000$0
Tom UdallDNM$21,000$0
David VitterRLA$1,000$0
John E. WalshDMT$16,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,250$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$17,500$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$10,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$6,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Federal employees unions$1,301,123

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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