H.R.1798 - Veterans Collaboration Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] (Introduced 03/29/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/01/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1798 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/29/2017)
Veterans Collaboration Act
This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program in states with the highest veteran populations to promote collaboration between the VA and nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher learning.
The VA shall emphasize collaboration with: (1) veterans service organizations that provide personnel with appropriate credentials to assist veterans in filing disability compensation claims and appeals with the VA, and (2) educational institutions that provide veterans with pro bono legal assistance.