H.R. 5549 (109th): Veterans’ Choice of Representation Act of 2006


Jun 7, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 7, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Miller

Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2006
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to remove certain limitations on attorney representation of claimants for veterans benefits in administrative proceedings before the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/7/2006--Introduced.Veterans' Choice of Representation Act of 2006 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to prescribe: (1) qualifications and standards of conduct for agents and attorneys acting on behalf of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 7, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5549”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2694 (Related)
Veterans’ Choice of Representation and Benefits Enhancement Act of 2006

Passed Senate
Last Action: Aug 3, 2006

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