CCAGW Annual Ratings

Veterans Affairs Accountability – Passage


Passage of a bill that would expand the ability of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Department to remove or demote VA employees based on performance or misconduct. The bill would also protect VA whistleblowers that report misconduct, modify the Senior Executive Service performance appraisal process, establish an 18-month probationary period for new VA employees, and place limits on administrative leave and bonuses within the VA.

Note: A "nay" was a vote in support of the president's position.

Vote Number: 
House Vote 489
Bill Number: 
HR 1994
CCAGW Position: 
Vote Results: 
Passed 256-170 : R 240-1; D 16-169