H.R. 571, Veterans Affairs Retaliation Prevention Act of 2015

H.R. 571 would limit the amount of awards and bonuses paid to employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and would modify the department’s personnel policies for employees in the Senior Executive Service (SES). In addition, the bill would prescribe a comprehensive process for handling complaints by whistleblowers. CBO estimates that implementing H.R. 571 would, on net, decrease costs by $36 million over the 2016-2020 period, assuming appropriation levels are reduced by those amounts. Read more here: https://www.cbo.gov/publication/50399