US SB1071 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on April 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-28 - Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of providing claim enhancement assistance to individuals who are applying for certain VA pensions in order to reduce the backlog and expedite processing of claims. Specifically, the program applies to those applying for service pensions, non-service-connected disability pensions, or pensions to surviving spouses and children. The Government Accountability Office must complete a review of the pilot program and a study on the feasibility and advisability of permanently extending claim enhancement assistance to individuals and spouses applying for the specified VA pensions.

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VA AID Act of 2021 Veterans Application Assistance Inefficiency Decrease Act of 2021



2021-04-28SenateCommittee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
2021-04-12SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.


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