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senate Bill S. 369

Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act

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Title

Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act

Official Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in awarding a contract for the procurement of goods or services, to give a preference to offerors that employ veterans, and for other purposes.

Summary

Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act or the BRAVE Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in awarding a contract for the procurement of goods or services, to give preference to offerors based on the percentage of the offeror's full-time employees who are veterans. The VA is authorized to debar from VA contracting for at least five years any offeror determined to have willfully and intentionally misrepresented the veteran status of its employees.

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedFebruary 14th, 2017

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