H.R. 1739 (113th): Veterans Backlog Reduction Act


Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Enyart

Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 25, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1739”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (34D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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