US SB458 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-4-2)
Status: Introduced on February 25 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-25 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Pending: Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide the representative of a veteran with an opportunity to review a proposed determination regarding a claim for compensation or benefits before such determination becomes final. The VA must notify the representative in writing that a proposed determination is ready for review and may not make a final determination until the review period has ended. Under the bill, a representative has up to 48 hours to review the proposed determination.

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Title

Veterans Claim Transparency Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-25SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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