HR974: Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment (BRAVE) Act

By | January 15, 2018
Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Authorizes the VA, in awarding a contract for the procurement of goods or services, to give preference to offerers based on the percentage of the offerer’s full-time employees who are veterans.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-02-13
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]

Cosponsors: Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8], Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41], Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3], Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6], Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3], Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]

Votes

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll087.xml

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