To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to adjudicate and pay survivor's benefits without requiring the filing of a formal claim, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 36th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2015
Length: 2 pages
What legislators are saying
“Dr. Ruiz and Sen. Hirono Applaud Passage of American Heroes COLA Act”
— Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA36] (Sponsor) on Feb 11, 2016
Jun 9, 2015
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Jul 9, 2015
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
H.R. 2691 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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