New Cosponsors — Sep 10, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX20]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2]
The bill now has 52 cosponsors (49 Democrats, 3 Republicans).
Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 4 pages
To direct the Secretary of Defense to provide the service records of veterans to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an efficient, electronic format.
4/25/2013--Introduced.VA Claims, Operations, and Records Efficiency Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to make the service treatment records, personal records, unit records, and medical records (service records) of ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1729 — 113th Congress: VA Claims, Operations, and Records Efficiency Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1729
“H.R. 1729 — 113th Congress: VA Claims, Operations, and Records Efficiency Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1729>
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