About the bill
- Full Title
To amend title 38, United States Code, to repeal the two-year limitation on the payment of accrued benefits that are due and unpaid by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs upon the death of a veteran or other beneficiary under laws administered by the Secretary.
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Jan 8, 2003
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 241”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
13 cosponsors (6R, 6D, 1P)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Veterans Benefits Act of 2003
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 16, 2003
Veterans Entrepreneurship and Benefits Improvement Act of 2003
Last Action: Jun 24, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 241 — 108th Congress: Veterans Beneficiary Fairness Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr241
“H.R. 241 — 108th Congress: Veterans Beneficiary Fairness Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr241>
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