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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 16, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 16, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 16, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Jack Bergman

Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Mar 16, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
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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