About the bill
H.R. 3705 would require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) work with Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) to develop new notification letter that, in plain language, clearly explain why such alleged debt was created, and the steps the veteran can take to dispute or mitigate the debt. The bill would also require the VA to research the number of veterans who do not receive debt notification letters and provide a report to Congress detailing the steps the VA can adopt to reduce the number of notices sent to incorrect addresses ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 9, 2017
Length: 4 pages
H.R. 3705 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 3705 — 115th Congress: Veterans Fair Debt Notice Act of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr3705
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