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IAVA Testimonies

The following is a list of testimonies that IAVA has provided to Congress. For any questions on this list or other legislative matters please call our Washington, DC office at (202) 544-7692. Click here for a list of IAVA-supported legislation.

New York State Assembly Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Hearing
IAVA Focus: Employ the New Greatest Generation
Date: December 12th, 2018
Location: New York State Capitol Committee Room

Committee on Veterans Hearing
IAVA Focus: Promote Equality for All Troops and Veterans
Date: November 26th, 2018
Location: New York City Hall Committee Room

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity hearing
IAVA Focus: Defend the GI Bill
House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Date: November 15th, 2018
Location: House

Committee on Veterans Hearing
IAVA Focus: Legislation related to the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services
New York City Council Committee on Veterans
Date: October 29, 2018
Location: New York City Hall Committee Room

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health hearing
IAVA Focus: Campaign to Combat Suicide
House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health
Date: September 27th, 2018
Location: House

Committee on Veterans Hearing
IAVA Focus: Various legislation related to the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services
New York City Council Committee on Veterans
Date: June 19, 2018
Location: New York City Hall Committee Room

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health hearing
IAVA Focus: Exposure to Burn Pits and Toxic Exposures
House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health
Date: June 7, 2018
Location: House

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health hearing
IAVA Focus: VA Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018, women veterans health legislation, and legislation to improve the VA Caregiver Program
House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health
Date: April 17, 2018

Joint Hearing Between the Senate and House Veterans’ Affairs Committees
Legislative Presentation of Multiple VSO’s (PVA, AMVETS, VVA, AXPOW, IAVA, AUSN, WWP, NGAUS, NCOA)
IAVA Focus: IAVA’s Big Six Policy Priorities for 2018
House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees
Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Location: Senate

Committee on Finance Hearing
IAVA Focus: Intro. 6880, legislation to expand a school taxation exemption to the Eligible Funds Exemption for veterans.
New York City Council Committee on Finance
Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Location: Council Chambers at New York City Hall

Legislative Hearing
IAVA Focus: Draft Legislation Pertaining to the VA Choice Program
House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Location: House

Hearing on Educational Regulatory Reform
IAVA Focus: 90/10 Loophole, Gainful Employment Rule, and the Intended VA Waiver for Ethics Law on For-Profit Colleges
Department of Education
Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Location: Department of Education Headquarters

Oversight Hearing on the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services
IAVA Focus: Various issues related to the oversight of the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services
New York City Council Committee on Veterans
Date: Monday, October 2, 2017
Location: New York City Hall Committee Room

Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3218, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017
IAVA Focus: Discussion Draft on the Post-9/11 GI Bill
House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
Date: Monday, July 17, 2017
Location: House

Pending Health Care Legislation
IAVA Focus: Pending Health Care Legislation
Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee
Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Location: Senate

Pending Benefits Legislation
IAVA Focus: Discussion Draft on the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
Location: Senate

 Pending Health and Benefits Legislation

IAVA Focus: Deborah Sampson Act for Women Veterans

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Location: Senate

An Assessment Of Ongoing Concerns At The Veterans Crisis Line
IAVA Focus: The Veterans Crisis Line
House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
Date: Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Location: House

Joint Hearing Between the Senate and House Veterans’ Affairs Committees
Legislative Presentations of JWV, FRA, AFSA, MOPH, AXPOW, BVA, TREA, MOAA, and IAVA
IAVA Focus: Deborah Sampson Act for Women Veterans
House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees
Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Location: Senate