Public Law 115-188: VA Senior Executive Accountability Act

By | January 30, 2018
Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Prohibits senior VA executives from being reassigned unless approved in writing and signed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Official Summary

VA Senior Executive Accountability Act or the SEA Act

This bill prohibits an individual employed in a senior executive position at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from being reassigned to another such position unless such reassignment is approved in writing and signed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

The VA shall report to Congress on such reassignments biannually.

Passed House
2017-07-28
Passed Senate
2018-05-16
Signed by President
2018-06-21
Became Public Law
2018-06-21

Amendments

S.Amdt. 2244: https://www.congress.gov/amendment/115th-congress/senate-amendment/2244

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Taylor, Scott [R-VA-2]

Cosponsors: Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41], Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

House agreed to Senate amendment without objection.

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