H.R. 1805: Veterans Claims Efficiency Through Automation Act

Introduced:
Apr 26, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on Apr 26, 2013
Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 26, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced
Apr 26, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Ann Kuster
Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 26, 2013
Length
3 pages
 
Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress an annual report on the automatic processing of claims for compensation under the laws administered by the Secretary.

Summary

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Prognosis

10% chance of getting past committee.
4% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Cosponsors
28 cosponsors (28D) (show)
Committees

House Veterans' Affairs

Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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Library of Congress Summary

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4/26/2013--Introduced.
Veterans Claims Efficiency Through Automation Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include in a required annual VA activities and costs report to Congress a report on the automatic processing of claims for compensation during the preceding year, including each medical condition for which claims were processed and the number of claims for each condition.

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