S.1546 - Court of Veterans Appeals Improvement Act of 1994103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rockefeller, John D., IV [D-WV] (Introduced 10/14/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs | House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 103-232|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/07/1994 See H.R.5244. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1546 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (03/25/1994)
Court of Veterans Appeals Improvement Act of 1994 - Requires the chief judge of the Court of Veterans Appeals to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Provides that a notice of appeal to the Court of an adverse decision of the Board of Veterans Appeals shall be considered timely if postmarked or received by the Court within 120 days after the decision of the Board is mailed to the appellant.
Revises the manner of the payment of attorney's fees paid by the Secretary from the awarding of past-due benefits under contingent fee arrangements.