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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress]
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[H.R. 3240 Introduced in House (IH)]

103d CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3240

   To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the terms for 
appointment for members of the Board of Veterans Appeals and to ensure 
    pay equity between those members and administrative law judges.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            October 7, 1993

  Mr. Evans introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                     Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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                                 A BILL


 
   To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the terms for 
appointment for members of the Board of Veterans Appeals and to ensure 
    pay equity between those members and administrative law judges.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. ELIMINATION OF TERMS OF APPOINTMENT FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD 
              OF VETERANS APPEALS.

    Section 7101(b) of title 38, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) by striking out the second sentence of paragraph (2);
            (2) by striking out paragraph (3); and
            (3) by redesignating paragraph (4) as paragraph (3).

SEC. 2. PAY OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF VETERANS APPEALS.

    (a) Section 7101(b) of title 38, United States Code, as amended by 
section 1, is further amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``(4) A member of the Board (other than the Chairman and Vice 
Chairman) shall receive compensation and other benefits equivalent to 
those payable to an administrative law judge under section 5372 of 
title 5.''.
    (b) The rate of basic pay payable to an individual who is a member 
of the Board of Veterans Appeals on the date of the enactment of this 
Act may not be reduced by reason of this Act below the rate payable to 
such individual on the day before the effective date specified in 
section 3.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendments made by sections 1 and 2 shall take effect on the 
first day of the first pay period beginning after the date of the 
enactment of this Act.

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