Summary: H.R.2359 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2359. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/28/2001)

Authorizes the payment of proceeds following the death of the insured under the National Life Insurance Program and the United States Government Life Insurance Program: (1) to another beneficiary designated by the insured, if the first beneficiary does not make a claim for such insurance within two years; or (2) to any person designated by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to be equitably entitled to such proceeds, if no claim has been filed by any designated beneficiary within four years.

Extends through December 31, 2005, the Native American Veteran housing loan pilot program. Authorizes the Secretary to make a direct housing loan to such a veteran if the tribal organization having jurisdiction over such veteran has entered into a memorandum of understanding with any Federal department or agency with respect to such loans. Revises the loan assumption notice requirement.

Eliminates the requirement of providing the Secretary with a copy of a notice of appeal of a decision by the Court of Veterans Appeals.