H.R.2013 - Veterans' Administration Tort Claims and Hospital Cost Collections Amendments of 1987100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Montgomery, G. V. (Sonny) [D-MS-3] (Introduced 04/08/1987)(by request)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/14/1987 Referred to Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2013 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/08/1987)
Veterans' Administration Tort Claims and Hospital Cost Collections Amendments of 1987 - Title I: Hospital Cost Collections - Amends Federal veterans' benefits provisions relating to recovery by the United States of the cost of care and services provided to veterans for non-service-connected disabilities to provide a six-year statute of limitations for the bringing of a recovery action (measured from the last day on which such services were provided).
Title II: Tort Claims - Excludes from immunity from suit (thereby allowing tort claims to be brought against) a negligent or wrongful act or omission of a person while exercising duties in or for the Veterans Administration's Department of Medicine and Surgery.
Authorizes the Administrator of Veterans Affairs to settle any claims arising under the Federal Tort Claims Act to the extent delegated by the Attorney General, within specified limitations.