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S. 706: Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the treatment of medical evidence provided by non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical professionals in support of claims for disability compensation under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Alan “Al” Franken

Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Mar 23, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1725: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit certain reports relating to medical evidence submitted in support of claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary.
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 9, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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S. 706 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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