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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 7, 2006
Length: 6 pages
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.
Jun 7, 2006
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H.R. 5549 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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