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==Membership==
 
==Membership==
 
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*[[John D. Rockefeller IV]] (WV)
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*[[Daniel K. Akaka]] (HI)
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*[[Sherrod Brown]] (OH)
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*[[Jim Webb]] (VA)
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|Rep3=Roger Wicker
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|Rep4=Mike Johanns
*[[Richard Burr]] (NC) ''Ranking Member''
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*[[Johnny Isakson]](GA)
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|Rep5=Scott Brown
*[[Roger Wicker]] (MS)
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*[[Mike Johanns]] (NE)
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|Rep6=Jerry Moran
*[[Scott Brown]] (MA)
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*[[Jerry Moran]] (KS)
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|Dem5=Sherrod Brown
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|demstate7=Montana
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|Dem8=Mark Begich
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|Note=Bernard Sanders is an Independent but caucuses with Democrats, hence he has been counted in that column.
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==Jurisdiction==
 
==Jurisdiction==

Revision as of 10:29, 21 December 2012


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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. Senate. The committee was created in 1970. Its inaugural session was chaired by Vance Hartke.[1]

Leadership

The committee chair in the 112th Congress is Patty Murray (D).

Membership

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Committee on Veterans' Affairs Members, 2011-2012
Democratic members (8)Republican members (7)
Patty Murray (Washington) ChairRichard Burr (North Carolina) Ranking member
John D. Rockefeller IV (West Virginia) Johnny Isakson (Georgia)
Daniel K. Akaka (Hawaii) Roger Wicker (Mississippi)
Bernard Sanders (Vermont) Mike Johanns (Nebraska)
Sherrod Brown (Ohio) Scott Brown (Massachusetts)
Jim Webb (Virginia) Jerry Moran (Kansas)
Jon Tester (Montana) John Boozman (Arkansas)
Mark Begich (Alaska)
Bernard Sanders is an Independent but caucuses with Democrats, hence he has been counted in that column.

Jurisdiction

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

  1. Compensation of veterans.
  2. Life insurance issued by the Government on account of service in the Armed Forces.
  3. National cemeteries.
  4. Pensions of all wars of the United States, general and special.
  5. Readjustment of servicemen to civil life.
  6. Soldiers' and sailors' civil relief.
  7. Veterans' hospitals, medical care and treatment of veterans.
  8. Veterans' measures generally.
  9. Vocational rehabilitation and education of veterans.

Contact

412 Russell Senate Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: (202) 224-9126

See also

External links

References