A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to reduce the backlog of appeals of decisions of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs by facilitating pro bono legal assistance for veterans before the United States Court of Veterans Appeals and the Board of Veterans' Appeals, to provide the Secretary with authority to address unreasonably delayed claims, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Hampshire. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 11, 2015
Length: 9 pages
May 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 11, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
May 11, 2015
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S. 1286 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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