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S. 1094 - Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017

115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the accountability of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017

S. 1094 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the accountability of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the accountability of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
Sponsor
Marco Rubio
Co-Sponsors
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    Major Actions
    Introduced5/11/2017
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/11/2017
    5/11/2017Introduced in Senate
    5/11/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
    5/17/2017Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    support this bill

    $39,875
    $39,875
    117 times as much
    $3,391,827
    $1,254,000
    $4,645,827
    1 Organization Supports and 2 Oppose; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017

    1 organization support this bill

    Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
    Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (2017, May 11). VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act. Retrieved May 12, 2017, from Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

    2 organizations oppose this bill

    AFL-CIO
    AFL-CIO (2017, May 15). Letter to Senators Opposing a Bill That Would Undermine the Civil Service Protections of Veterans Affairs Employees. Retrieved May 16, 2017, from AFL-CIO.
    American Federation of Government Employees
    American Federation of Government Employees (2017, May 17). “You’re Fired” bill scapegoats frontline VA workers in disgraceful move to politicize career civil service, union says. Retrieved May 19, 2017, from American Federation of Government Employees.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$5,500
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$138,000
    John BarrassoRWY$0$14,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$91,250
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$47,500
    Roy BluntRMO$0$42,500
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$75,500
    John BoozmanRAR$0$1,000
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$95,500
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$3,000
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$84,500
    Ben CardinDMD$0$86,500
    Tom CarperDDE$0$42,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$96,100
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$11,500
    Susan M. CollinsRME$200$30,500
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$38,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$3,000
    John CornynRTX$0$1,000
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$106,200
    Tom CottonRAR$4,700$5,000
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$1,325
    Steve DainesRMT$0$10,500
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$129,690
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$237,412
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$115,750
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$-1,166$1,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$52,000
    Deb FischerRNE$0$7,500
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$2,500
    Al FrankenDMN$0$84,200
    Cory GardnerRCO$6,216$12,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$70,750
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$6,500
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$67,250
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$92,500
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,000
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$86,000
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$88,750
    Dean HellerRNV$0$2,500
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$122,500
    John HoevenRND$0$4,500
    Jim InhofeROK$0$8,500
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$7,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$11,000
    Tim KaineDVA$0$112,250
    John KennedyRLA$0$5,000
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$35,000
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$99,250
    James LankfordROK$0$23,000
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$50,500
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$61,000
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$88,000
    John McCainRAZ$0$2,000
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$93,750
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,000$2,000
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$70,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$71,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$11,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$47,500
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$120,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$74,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$80,700
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$1,000
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$184,050
    Rob PortmanROH$0$2,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$62,750
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$1,000
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$1,000
    Marco RubioRFL$13,575$2,500
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$41,600
    Ben SasseRNE$0$1,000
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$143,850
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$81,500
    Tim ScottRSC$0$3,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$81,000
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$10,000
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$79,150
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$4,700$10,000
    Jon TesterDMT$0$116,700
    John ThuneRSD$0$21,000
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$13,500
    Tom UdallDNM$0$68,500
    Chris Van HollenDMD$0$145,750
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$78,000
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$74,750
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$87,100
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$1,000
    Ron WydenDOR$0$41,000
    Todd YoungRIN$8,650$5,000

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$5,500
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$138,000
    John BarrassoRWY$0$14,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$91,250
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$47,500
    Roy BluntRMO$0$42,500
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$75,500
    John BoozmanRAR$0$1,000
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$95,500
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$3,000
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$84,500
    Ben CardinDMD$0$86,500
    Tom CarperDDE$0$42,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$96,100
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$11,500
    Susan M. CollinsRME$200$30,500
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$38,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$3,000
    John CornynRTX$0$1,000
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$106,200
    Tom CottonRAR$4,700$5,000
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$1,325
    Steve DainesRMT$0$10,500
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$129,690
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$237,412
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$115,750
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$-1,166$1,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$52,000
    Deb FischerRNE$0$7,500
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$2,500
    Al FrankenDMN$0$84,200
    Cory GardnerRCO$6,216$12,500
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$70,750
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$6,500
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$67,250
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$92,500
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,000
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$86,000
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$88,750
    Dean HellerRNV$0$2,500
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$122,500
    John HoevenRND$0$4,500
    Jim InhofeROK$0$8,500
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$7,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$11,000
    Tim KaineDVA$0$112,250
    John KennedyRLA$0$5,000
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$35,000
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$99,250
    James LankfordROK$0$23,000
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$50,500
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$61,000
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$88,000
    John McCainRAZ$0$2,000
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$93,750
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,000$2,000
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$70,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$71,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$11,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$47,500
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$120,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$74,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$80,700
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$1,000
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$184,050
    Rob PortmanROH$0$2,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$62,750
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$1,000
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$1,000
    Marco RubioRFL$13,575$2,500
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$41,600
    Ben SasseRNE$0$1,000
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$143,850
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$81,500
    Tim ScottRSC$0$3,000
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$81,000
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$10,000
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$79,150
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$4,700$10,000
    Jon TesterDMT$0$116,700
    John ThuneRSD$0$21,000
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$13,500
    Tom UdallDNM$0$68,500
    Chris Van HollenDMD$0$145,750
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$78,000
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$74,750
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$87,100
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$1,000
    Ron WydenDOR$0$41,000
    Todd YoungRIN$8,650$5,000

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Defense policy, hawks$39,875

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

    $ Donated
    Building trades unions$3,391,827
    Federal employees unions$1,254,000
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