S.1042 - Veterans Legal Support Act of 2013

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide support to university law school programs that are designed to provide legal assistance to veterans, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide support to university law school programs that are designed to provide legal assistance to veterans, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Legal Support Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Veterans Legal Support Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide support to at least one university law school program that is designed to provide legal assistance to veterans. Allows programs of university law schools which may receive support under this A

Official Summary

Veterans Legal Support Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide support to at least one university law school program that is designed to provide legal assistance to veterans. Allows programs of university law schools which may receive support under this Act to include those that assist veterans with:
(1) filing and appealing claims for benefits under laws administered by the Secretary; and
(2) such other civil, criminal, and family legal matters as considered appropriate. Permits the support provided to a program to include financial support. Limits the total amount of financial support provided in any fiscal year to $1 million.

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