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S. 4646 (117th): Faster Payments to Veterans’ Survivors Act of 2022

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to shorten the timeframe for claims by beneficiaries and the payment of benefits under Department of Veterans Affairs life insurance programs, to improve the management of undisbursed life insurance benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Sherrod Brown

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Ohio. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2022
Length: 7 pages
Jul 27, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 8260: Faster Payments to Veterans’ Survivors Act of 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2022. (compare text)

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)



Jul 27, 2022

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S. 4646 (117th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 4646. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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