H.R. 1762, To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in The Dalles, Oregon, as the "Loren R. Kaufman Memorial Veterans' Clinic"

H.R. 1762

To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in The Dalles, Oregon, as the "Loren R. Kaufman Memorial Veterans' Clinic"

Date
May 23, 2016 (114th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Molly Newell

Floor Situation

On Monday, May 23, 2016, the House will consider H.R. 1762, To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in The Dalles, Oregon, as the “Loren R. Kaufman Memorial Veterans’ Clinic”, under suspension of the rules. The bill was introduced on April 13, 2015, by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) and was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

 

Bill Summary

H.R. 3969 would name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in The Dalles, Oregon, as the “Loren R. Kaufman Memorial Veterans’ Clinic”.

 

Background

Loren Kaufman was born and raised in The Dalles, Oregon prior to enlisting in the Army a week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He received a Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War. However, the decoraction was given posthumously since Kaufman was killed in action on February 10, 1951.

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates is unavailable.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact Molly Newell with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 21374.