New Cosponsor — May 30, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1, 2013-2014]
The bill now has 34 cosponsors (34 Democrats).
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.
Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 4 pages
To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay provisional benefits for certain nonadjudicated claims, and for other purposes.
4/25/2013--Introduced.Veterans Backlog Reduction Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), in the case of any claim for veterans' disability compensation that is not adjudicated within 125 days after ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1739 — 113th Congress: Veterans Backlog Reduction Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1739
“H.R. 1739 — 113th Congress: Veterans Backlog Reduction Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1739>
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