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H.R. 2311 (115th): Express Appeals Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to provide veterans the option of using an alternative appeals process to more quickly determine claims for disability compensation.

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Sponsor and status

Beto O’Rourke

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 3, 2017
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
May 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 2288: Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 23, 2017. (compare text)
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History

May 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2311 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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