Summary: H.R.5166 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (11/29/2016)

Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act or the WINGMAN Act

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide to each veteran who submits a claim for veterans' benefits an opportunity to permit a designated congressional employee in the office of the Member of Congress representing the district where the veteran resides to have read-only access to all of such veteran's records in the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) databases. .

Such congressional employee may not be recognized as an agent or attorney.

None of the amounts made available to carry out this bill may be used to design, develop, or administer training to such employees.