It takes six years on average for veterans to resolve an appeal for a disability claim with the VA. A new law aims to cut that. The Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act, signed into law last week, aims to cut that backlog. Context Any time a veteran files a claim for disability that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ... Continue reading »
May 2, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 23, 2017
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 23, 2017.
Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 12, 2017
Length: 24 pages
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 1024: Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
Ordered Reported on Jun 28, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 712: Department of Veterans Affairs Appeals Modernization Act of 2017
Introduced on Mar 23, 2017. 88% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 152: VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2017
Introduced on Jan 17, 2017. 32% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 611: VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2017
Introduced on Jan 23, 2017. 32% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 2288 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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