H.R.1681 - Veterans Claims Continuation Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] (Introduced 04/09/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/04/2003 Unfavorable Executive Comment Received from Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1681 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Veterans Claims Continuation Act - Authorizes the substitution of any of the following parties in the case of a veteran's claim for benefits provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs when the original claimant dies while the claim is pending: (1) the surviving spouse; (2) any surviving child at least 21 years of age; (3) a surviving parent; (4) the legal representative of the deceased claimant's estate; or (5) the next of kin of the veteran.
Introduced in House (04/09/2003)
Authorizes: (1) the payment of accrued benefits in the case of deaths occurring before the date of enactment of this Act; and (2) the substitution of the above eligible parties in cases pending before a U.S. Circuit Court or the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.