Whether Department of Veterans Affairs Memorandum is a Rule Under the Congressional Review Act
B-291906: Feb 28, 2003
- Full Report:
This report responds to a request for an opinion by GAO on whether a July 18, 2002 memorandum issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to all VA Network Directors regarding the VA's marketing activities to enroll new veterans in the VA health care system is a "rule" under the Congressional Review Act.
GAO concluded that under the Congressional Review Act the VA memorandum is not a "rule" that needs to be submitted to Congress.