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House Passes Tweaks To VA Contracting, Veteran Hiring

Law360, Washington (February 13, 2017, 8:34 PM EST) -- Veterans health care and hiring programs would receive a series of tweaks and additions in a raft of bills passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday.

The group of bills addressed a variety of issues, ranging from veteran hiring recognition to health care savings accounts for veterans and access to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs case files, and they passed on uncontested voice votes Monday.

Another bill, the Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act, would increase preference for hiring contractors that employ veterans...
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