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H.R. 2079 (113th): Expediting Veteran’s Benefits Act

The text of the bill below is as of May 21, 2013 (Introduced).


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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2079

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 21, 2013

(for himself and Mr. Salmon) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To provide for a three-year extension of the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of medical disability examinations by contract physicians.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Expediting Veteran’s Benefits Act .

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Three-year extension of authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of medical disability examinations by contract physicians

Section 704(c) of the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003 ( Public Law 108–183 ; 38 U.S.C. 5101 note) is amended by striking December 31, 2013 and inserting December 31, 2016.