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LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.
15. General issue area code VET
16. Specific lobbying issues
HR 1 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2011
H.R.24 To redesignate the Department of the Navy as the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps.
HR 26 - To direct the Secretary of Defense to adopt a program of professional and confidential screenings to detect mental health injuries acquired during deployment in support of a contingency operation and ultimately to reduce the incidence of suicide among veterans.
H.R.28Veterans Outreach Improvement Act of 2011
H.R.46Fallen Heroes Family Act of 2011
H.R.115To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program.
H.R.117To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H.R.120To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for eligibility for housing loans guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs for
H.R.136To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow taxpayers to designate a portion of their income tax payment to provide assistance to homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
H.R.152To utilize the National Guard to provide support for the border control activities of the United States Customs and Border Protection of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
H.R.159To direct the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program under which the Secretaries make payments for certain treatments of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.
H.R.168To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of veterans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
H.R.169To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include on the main page of the Internet website of the Department of Veterans Affairs a hyperlink to the VetSuccess Internet website and to publicize such Internet website.
H.R. 178 To amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan for military surviving spouses to offset the receipt of veterans dependency and indemnity compensation.
H.R. 179 To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate the requirement that certain former members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces be at least 60 years of age in order to be eligible to receive health care benefits.
H.R. 180 To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure that members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who have served on active duty or performed active service since September 11, 2001, in support of a contingency operation or in other emergency situations receive credit for such service in determining eligibility for early receipt of non-regular service retired pay, and for other purposes.
H.R. 186 To amend title 10, United States Code, to expand the eligibility for concurrent receipt of military retired pay and veterans' disability compensation to include all members of the uniformed services who are retired under chapter 61 of such title
H.R. 198 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy.
H.R. 208 To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the reimbursement of mental health counselors under TRICARE, and for other purposes.
H.R. 210 To amend title 38, United States Code, to deem certain service in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts to have been active service for purposes of benefits under programs administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H.R. 240 To amend title 38, United States Code, to promote jobs for veterans through the use of sole source contracts by Department of Veterans Affairs for purposes of meeting the contracting goals and preferences of the Department of Veterans Affairs for small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans.
H.R 248 To provide for identification of members of the Armed Forces exposed during military service to depleted uranium, to provide for health testing of such members, and for other purposes.
H.R. 287 Homes for Heroes Act of 2011
H.R. 290 War Memorial Protection Act
H.R.303Retired Pay Restoration Act
H.R.329Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act
H.R.319To require employers to provide veterans with time off on Veterans Day.
H.R.329Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act
H.R.332Military Environmental Responsibility Act
H.R.333Disabled Veterans Tax Termination Act
H.R.337Restore Military Readiness Act of 2011
H.R.396TBI Treatment Act
H.R.403Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training Practices ActBEST Practices Act
H.R.413To reduce the budget of the Department of Defense to the level provided for fiscal year 2008 and to freeze the budget at such level through fiscal year 2016.
H.R.465To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a pilot project on the use of educational assistance under programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs to defray training costs associated with the purchase of certain franchise enterprises.
H.R.493To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for forgiveness of certain overpayments of retired pay paid to deceased retired members of the Armed Forces following their death.
H.R.544To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to permanently extend the period of protections for servicemembers against mortgage foreclosures, and for other purposes.
H.R.545Providing Military Honors for our Nation's Heroes Act
H.R.561Veterans Employment Tax Credit Act of 2011
H.R.573To amend section 310 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009 to extend the period of time during which claims for retroactive stop-loss special pay may be submitted.
H.R.575HEALTHY Vets Act of 2011Help Establish Access to Local Timely Healthcare for Your Vets Act of 201
H.R.614Post 9/11 G.I. Bill Dependent Coverage Improvement Act
H.R.637To amend the procedures regarding military recruiter access to secondary school student recruiting information
H.R.644Guardians of Freedom Act of 2011
H.R.652To amend title 10, United States Code, to limit the increase of premiums, deductibles, copayments, or other charges for health care provided under the TRICARE program.
H.R.687Military Spouses Employment Act
H.R.768Soldiers Targeted by Offensive Profiteering Act of 2011 (STOP Act)
H.R.781Veterans' Employment Transition Support Act of 2011VETS Act of 2011
H.R.791To amend title 37, United States Code, to provide flexible spending arrangements for members of the uniformed services, and for other purposes.
H.R.802To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a VetStar Award Program.
H.R.803Equity for Injured Veterans Act of 2011
H.R.804To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility of certain veterans who serve in support of Operation New Dawn for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H.R.805To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to educate certain staff of the Department of Veterans Affairs and to inform veterans about the Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights, and for other purposes.
H.R.806End Veteran Homelessness Act of 2011
H.R.807To amend title 38, United States Code, to repeal the prohibition on collective bargaining with respect to matters and questions regarding compensation of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs other than rates of basic pay, and for other purposes.
H.R.809To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to display in each facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs a Women Veterans Bill of Rights.
H.R.810Fair Access to Veterans Benefits Act of 2011
H.R.811Providing Military Honors for our Nation's Heroes Act
H.R.812Agent Orange Equity Act of 2011
H.R.813To amend title 38, United States Code, to reduce the period of time for which a veteran must be totally disabled before the veteran's survivors are eligible for the benefits provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for survivors of certain veterans rated totally disabled at time of death.
H.R.814Medicare VA Reimbursement Act of 2011
H.R.834Veterans Home Loan Refinance Opportunity Act of 2011
H.R.865Veteran Employment Transition Act of 2011
H.R.923Veterans Pensions Protection Act of 2011
H.R.924Jobs for Veterans Act of 2011
H.R.930To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the disability compensation evaluation procedure of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or mental health conditions related to military sexual trauma, and for other purposes.
H.R.943K-9 Companion Corps Act
H.R.948Embedded Mental Health Providers for Reserves Act of 2011
H.R.1003To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize space-available travel on military aircraft for reserve members, former members of a reserve component, and unremarried surviving spouses and dependents of such members and former members.
H.R.1019To ensure that members of the Armed Forces and civilian employees of the Department of Defense who were killed or wounded in certain attacks in 2009 and 2011 directed at members or employees outside of a combat zone are treated in the same manner as members and employees who are killed or wounded in combat zones.
H.R.1025To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law.
H.R.1046Honor the WISH ActHonor the Written Intent of our Soldier Heroes Act
H.R.1092Military Retirees Health Care Protection ActMilitary Retirees Health Care Protection Act
H.R.1130Education Assistance to Realign New Eligibilities for Dependents (EARNED) Act of 2011
H.R.1133Helping Our Homeless Veterans Act of 2011
H.R.1142Global Combat Zone Recognition Act
H.R.1154Veterans Equal Treatment for Service Dogs ActVETS Dogs Act
H.R.1169To amend titles 5, 10, and 32, United States Code, to eliminate inequities in the treatment of National Guard technicians, to reduce the eligibility age for retirement for non-Regular service, and for other purposes.
H.R.1178To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend military commissary and exchange store privileges to veterans with a compensable service-connected disability and to their dependents.
S.67A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to permit former members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability rated as total to travel on military aircraft in the same manner and to the same extent as retired members of the Armed Forces are entitled to travel on such aircraft.
S.68A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize certain disabled former prisoners of war to use Department of Defense commissary and exchange stores.
S.90A bill to establish the Military Family-Friendly Employer Award for employers that have developed and implemented workplace flexibility policies to assist the working spouses and caregivers of service members, and returning service members, in addressing family and home needs during deployments.
S.146Veteran Employment Transition Act of 2011; S.242Guardians of Freedom Act of 2011
S.243Citizen Soldier Support Act
S.260A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan by veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation.
S.277Caring for Camp Lejeune Veterans Act of 2011; S.325Embedded Mental Health Providers for Reserves Act of 2011
S.344Retired Pay Restoration Act of 2011 ; S.367Hire A Hero Act of 2011
S.387Spending Control Act of 2011; S.390Blue Star/Gold Star Flag Act of 2011
S.411Helping Our Homeless Veterans Act of 2011
S.423A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide authority for retroactive effective date for awards of disability compensation in connection with applications that are fully-developed at submittal, and for other purposes.
S.472Service Members Permanent Change of Station Relief Act
S.486Protecting Servicemembers from Mortgage Abuses Act of 2011
S.490A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program, and for other purposes.
S.491Honor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act of 2011; S.532Patriot Express Authorization Act of 2011
S.536A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that utilization of survivors' and dependents' educational assistance shall not be subject to the 48-month limitation on the aggregate amount of assistance utilizable under multiple veterans and related educational assistance programs.
S.542National Guard, Reserve, "Gray Area" Retiree, and Surviving Spouses Space-available Travel Equity Act of 2011
S.579Sergeant Coleman S. Bean Reserve Component Suicide Prevention Act
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Veterans Affairs - Dept of (VA), Defense - Dept of (DOD), Labor - Dept of (DOL), Housing & Urban Development - Dept of (HUD), Education - Dept of, Health & Human Services - Dept of (HHS), White House Office, Office of Management & Budget (OMB), Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
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19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None
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20. Client new address
21. Client new principal place of business (if different than line 20)
22. New General description of client’s business or activities
23. Name of each previously reported individual who is no longer expected to act as a lobbyist for the client
24. General lobbying issue that no longer pertains
25. Add the following affiliated organization(s)
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26. Name of each previously reported organization that is no longer affiliated with the registrant or client
27. Add the following foreign entities:
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28. Name of each previously reported foreign entity that no longer owns, or controls, or is affiliated with the registrant, client or affiliated organization