H.R.1690 – Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act

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H.R.1690 – Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act


The bill aims to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report regarding performance awards and bonuses awarded to certain high-level employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Not later than 30 days after the end of each fiscal year, the Secretary shall submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a report that contains, for the most recent fiscal year ending before the submittal of the report, a description of the performance awards and bonuses awarded to Regional Office Directors of the Department, Directors of Medical Centers of the Department, Directors of Veterans Integrated Service Networks, and any other individual employed in a senior executive position.

Each report shall include the amount of each award or bonus, the job title of each recipient, and the location where each recipient individual works

 (Full text of H.R. 1690 at congress.gov)

SponsorRep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] (Introduced 03/22/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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