H.R.1484 - Veterans Appeals Improvement Act of 2011

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the appeals process of the Department of Veterans Affairs and to establish a commission to study judicial review of the determination of veterans' benefits. view all titles (5)

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  • Official: To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the appeals process of the Department of Veterans Affairs and to establish a commission to study judicial review of the determination of veterans' benefits. as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Appeals Improvement Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Appeals Improvement Act of 2011 as reported to house.
  • Official: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the appeals process of the Department of Veterans Affairs. as amended by house.
  • Short: Veterans Appeals Improvement Act of 2011 as passed house.

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Result: Passed - May 31, 2011

Roll call number 377 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1484 Veterans Appeal Improvement Act

 

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5/31/2011--Passed House amended. Veterans Appeals Improvement Act of 2011 - Provides that if a veteran claimant or representative submits new evidence in support of a case for which a substantive appeal has been filed to the Board of Veterans' Appeals, such evidence shall be submitted

Official Summary

5/31/2011--Passed House amended. Veterans Appeals Improvement Act of 2011 - Provides that if a veteran claimant or representative submits new evidence in support of a case for which a substantive appeal has been filed to the Board of Veterans' Appeals, such evidence shall be submitted directly to the Board and not to the agency of jurisdiction, unless the claimant or representative requests that the evidence first be reviewed by the agency of jurisdiction.

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