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  • Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2015


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    Representative Jeff Miller

    From: FL District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-30

    MILLER of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (S. 2082) to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain expiring provisions of law administered by the Secretary...



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    Representative Corrine Brown

    From: FL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-30

    BROWN of Florida. Mr. Speaker, how much time do we have? The SPEAKER pro tempore. The gentlewoman has 20 minutes remaining. The gentleman from Florida has 4\1/2\ minutes remaining. Ms. BROWN of Florida....



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    Representative Doug Lamborn

    From: CO District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-30

    LAMBORN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of S. 2082, and I thank Chairman Miller for his efforts to extend authority for various VA healthcare, benefits, disability, housing, education, job training,...



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    Representative Dina Titus

    From: NV District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-30

    TITUS. I thank the ranking member for yielding and for her leadership on the VA Committee. Mr. Speaker, I rise in reluctant support of this bill, S. 2082, the VA Expiring Authorities Act. As my colleagues...



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    Representative Mike Coffman

    From: CO District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-30

    COFFMAN. Mr. Speaker, I rise to voice my support for the Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2015. This legislation will continue numerous programs of critical importance to our Nation's veterans,...



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    Representative Ed Perlmutter

    From: CO District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-30

    PERLMUTTER. I thank Ranking Member Brown for yielding me time. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the chairman of the committee for bringing S. 2082 to the floor for debate and hearing today. I rise today...



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    Representative Ralph Lee Abraham

    From: LA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-30

    ABRAHAM. I thank the chairman. Mr. Speaker, I stand today in support of S. 2082; however, I would like to note that I am also deeply disappointed that we are not voting on the House bills which would...



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    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-30

    SMITH of New Jersey. I thank my good friend for yielding, and I thank the gentlewoman from Florida, Corrine Brown, for her courtesy. Mr. Speaker, I served on the House Veterans' Affairs Committee for...



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    Representative Timothy J. Walz

    From: MN District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-30

    WALZ. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my good friend from Florida for his work on the VA extenders bill. I appreciate his partnership as we continue to fight for our veterans. However, Mr. Speaker,...



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    Representative Tom Price

    From: GA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-30

    PRICE of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I would like to express my concerns regarding [[Page H6727]] two provisions in S. 2082, the Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2015: Sec. 501...



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    Senator Cory Gardner

    From: CO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-25

    GARDNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the immediate consideration of S. 2082, introduced earlier today. [[Page S6956]] The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-25

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. [[Page S6959]] The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. ...