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H.R. 1564: VA Beneficiary Travel Act of 2017

To amend section 504 of the Veterans' Benefits Improvements Act of 1996 to specify the funding source for travel related to examinations by physicians not employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding medical disabilities of applicants for benefits under title 38, United States Code, to codify section 504 of the Veterans' Benefits Improvements Act of 1996, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Jack Bergman

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Mar 16, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Mar 16, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 16, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

27% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 16, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 27, 2017
 
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1564 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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