United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Background
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The United States House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs is a standing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. The committee was created in 1946.[1]

Leadership

114th Congress

The committee chairman in the 114th Congress is Jeff Miller (R).

113th Congress

The committee chairman in the 113th Congress was Jeff Miller (R).[2]

112th Congress

The committee chairman in the 112th Congress was Jeff Miller (R).

Membership

2015-2016 (114th Congress)

Committee on Veterans' Affairs Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (10)Republican members (14)
Corrine Brown (Florida) Ranking Member Jeff Miller (Florida) Chairman
Mark Takano (California) Doug Lamborn (Colorado)
Julia Brownley (California) Gus M. Bilirakis (Florida) Vice Chairman
Dina Titus (Nevada) David P. Roe (Tennessee)
Raul Ruiz (California) Dan Benishek (Michigan)
Ann McLane Kuster (New Hampshire) Tim Huelskamp (Kansas)
Beto O'Rourke (Texas) Mike Coffman (Colorado)
Kathleen M. Rice (New York) Brad Wenstrup (Ohio)
Jerry McNerney (California) Jackie Walorski (Indiana)
Tim Walz (Minnesota) Ralph Abraham (Louisiana)
Lee Zeldin (New York)
Ryan Costello (Pennsylvania)
Amata Radewagen (American Samoa)
Mike Bost (Illinois)

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Committee legislation

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Subcommittees

Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA)

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (3)Republican members (5)
Dina Titus Ranking MemberRalph Abraham Chairman
Julia Brownley Doug Lamborn
Raul Ruiz Lee Zeldin
Ryan Costello
Mike Bost

Economic Opportunity (EO)

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (3)Republican members (5)
Mark Takano Ranking MemberBrad Wenstrup Chairman
Dina Titus Lee Zeldin
Kathleen M. Rice Amata Radewagen
Ryan Costello
Mike Bost

Health

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Health Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (5)Republican members (7)
Julia Brownley Ranking MemberDan Benishek Chairman
Mark Takano Gus Bilirakis
Raul Ruiz Phil Roe
Ann Kuster Tim Huelskamp
Beto O'Rourke Mike Coffman
Brad Wenstrup
Ralph Abraham

Oversight and Investigations (O&I)

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (3)Republican members (6)
Ann Kuster Ranking MemberMike Coffman Chairman
Beto O'Rourke Doug Lamborn
Kathleen M. Rice Phil Roe
Dan Benishek
Tim Huelskamp
Jackie Walorski

Jurisdiction

According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the Veterans' Affairs Committee includes the following:

  1. Veterans' measures generally.
  2. Cemeteries of the United States in which veterans of any war or conflict are or may be buried, whether in the United States or abroad, except cemeteries administered by the Secretary of the Interior.
  3. Compensation, vocational rehabilitation, and education of veterans.
  4. Life insurance issued by the Government on account of service in the Armed Forces.
  5. Pensions of all the wars of the United States, general and special.
  6. Readjustment of servicemembers to civil life.
  7. Servicemembers' civil relief.
  8. Veterans' hospitals, medical care, and treatment of veterans.

[3]

—House Committee on Committee on Veterans' Affairs[4]

Contact

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
335 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: (202) 225-3527
Fax: (202) 225-5486

See also

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