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H.R. 1623 (113th): VA Claims Efficiency Through Information Act of 2013

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make publicly available certain information about pending and completed claims for compensation under the laws administered by the Secretary, and for other purposes.

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Gloria Negrete McLeod

Sponsor. Representative for California's 35th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2013
Length: 5 pages
Apr 18, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


18 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 2 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Grijalva Highlights Record of Support for Soldiers and Veterans as Sequester Cuts Start Furlough Process for Thousands of Arizonans
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 9, 2013

Representative Brownley Fights to End VA Backlog for Veterans in Ventura County
    — Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA26] (Co-sponsor) on May 9, 2013

Congressman Garamendi Votes to Reduce Claims Backlog at VA
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] on Oct 28, 2013

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Apr 18, 2013

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Jun 28, 2013
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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H.R. 1623 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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