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Before The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Regarding Pending Legisltion.

May 7, 2008

Good morning, Mr. Chairman. On behalf of VVA National President John Rowan and all of our officers and members, I thank you for the opportunity to share our thoughts on these pieces of pending vital legislation with you and the other distinguished Senators and this panel. With your permission, I will keep my remarks brief and to the point.

S. 1718 – The Veterans Education Tuition Support Act

S. 2090 – Privacy & Security Concerns
S.2091 – Increasing the number of judges at the Court of Veterans Appeal

S. 2138 – Department of Veterans Affairs Reorganization Act of 2007

S. 2139 – National Guard and Reserve Educational Benefits Fairness Act of 2007

S. 2309 – Compensation for Combat Veterans’ Act

S. 2471 –USERRA Enforcement Improvement Act of 2007

S. 2550 - (Hutchison) Combat Veterans Debt Elimination Act of 2008

S. 2573 - Veterans Mental Health Treatment First Act

S. 2617 - Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008

S. 2683 - amends title 38, United States Code, to modify certain authorities relating to educational assistance benefits for veterans, and for other purposes

S. 2737 - Veterans’ Rating Schedule Review

S. 2768 - provides a temporary increase in the maximum loan guaranty amount for certain housing loans guaranteed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

S. 2825 - Veterans’ Compensation Equity Act of 2008;

S. 2864 - Training and Rehabilitation for Disabled Veterans Enhancement Act of 2008

Servicemember’s Group Life Insurance (SGLI) & PTSD

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