US HB733 | 2013-2014 | 113th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2013 - 25% progression
Action: 2013-04-16 - Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Access to Veterans Benefits Improvement Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide veterans' case-tracking information access to employees of a Member of Congress or of a state or local governmental agency assisting veterans with benefit claims. Directs the Secretary to ensure that such access does not: (1) allow the employee to modify the data in the case-tracking system, and (2) include access to medical records. Requires such employees to complete a certification course on privacy issues before receiving such access.

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Title

Access to Veterans Benefits Improvement Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2013-04-16HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2013-03-01HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
2013-02-14HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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Bill Comments 750

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