Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Membership

  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chairwoman
  • Sanford Bishop Jr.
  • Ed Case
  • Tim Ryan
  • Chellie Pingree
  • Matt Cartwright
  • Cheri Bustos
  • John Carter, Ranking Member
  • Martha Roby
  • John Rutherford
  • Will Hurd

Jurisdiction

  • Department of Defense
    • Military Construction, Army, Navy (including Marine Corps), Air Force, Defense-Wide, and Guard and Reserve Forces 
    • Chemical Demilitarization Construction, Defense-Wide 
    • Military Family Housing Construction and Operation and Maintenance, Army, Navy (including Marine Corps), Air Force, and Defense-Wide 
    • Family Housing Improvement Fund 
    • Military Unaccompanied Housing Improvement Fund 
    • Homeowners Assistance Fund 
    • Base Realignment 
    • Closure Accounts NATO Security Investment Program
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Related Agencies
    • American Battle Monuments Commission 
    • Armed Forces Retirement Home 
    • Department of Defense, Civil, Cemeterial Expenses, Army 
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Commitee Member Day Hearing

E-Dear Colleague with Submission Instructions

Hearing Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Deadline to submit request to testify in person: Thursday, March 21, 2019

 

Committee Public Witness Hearing

Submission Instructions

Truth-in-Testimony Form

Hearing Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Deadline to submit request to testify in person: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

 

Fiscal Year 2020 Submissions

The Member Submission Database will be open March 11, 2019.

The deadline for submissions will be March 28, 2019.

Chairwoman Lowey's Dear Colleague on Congressionally-directed spending in the FY2020 appropriations process can be found here.

Submission Instructions

 

Recent Activity

March 12, 2019 Hearing

Subcommitee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Live-stream can be found here: https://youtu.be/C5V_YUEejUs

March 8, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations and Armed Services Committees today demanded Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan provide documents related to the use of Defense Department funds for construction of a border wall or barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border.
March 7, 2019 Press Release
"Effectively supporting the mental health of our veterans is one of my highest priorities on this subcommittee. Effective and robust mental health programs must be available to all veterans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or we will continue to fail our veterans and our country."
March 7, 2019 Hearing

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Live-stream can be found here: https://youtu.be/m_RCnJedaOs

March 6, 2019 Hearing

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Live-stream for this hearing can be found here: https://youtu.be/r83gAGkp7Bc

March 6, 2019 Press Release
"Long story short, this issue could have, and should have, been resolved years ago. When I think about the time and resources that have been wasted over the years on this endeavor, it is easy to see why Members have such strong feelings and such frustration concerning this issue."
February 28, 2019 Press Release
"The VA must maintain a focus on women veterans’ needs regardless of what challenges it faces now or in the future."
February 28, 2019 Press Release
"Funding for gender-specific healthcare for women has remained stagnant at around $500 million over the past few years, yet women are the fastest-growing veteran group – they make up about 9 percent of the current veteran population, and are estimated to make up 15 percent by 2035."
February 28, 2019 Hearing

Subcommitee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Live stream can be found here: https://youtu.be/4BKIRkFgdnI

February 27, 2019 Hearing

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Live-stream can be found here: https://youtu.be/SLa-N699mdg

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