H.R.2288 - Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
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From the Congressional Record, Volume 163 (2017)
H.R. 2288 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to reform the rights and processes relating to appeals of decisions regarding claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. By Mr. BOST (for himself, Ms. Esty of Connecticut, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Walz, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Takano, Mr. Coffman, Ms. Brownley of California, Mr. Wenstrup, Ms. Kuster of New Hampshire, Mrs. Radewagen, Mr. O’Rourke, Mr. Poliquin, Miss Rice of New York, Mr. Dunn, Mr. Correa, Mr. Arrington, Mr. Sablan, Mr. Rutherford, Mr. Peters, Mr. Higgins of Louisiana, Mr. Bergman, Mr. Banks of Indiana, Miss Gonzalez-Colon of Puerto Rico, and Ms. Titus), H3066 [2MY] Cosponsors added, H4226 [16MY] Reported (H. Rept. 115–135), H4388 [19MY] Debated, H4457 [23MY] Text, H4457 [23MY] Rules suspended. Passed House amended, H4483 [23MY] Message from the House, S3139 [24MY] Read the first and second times, S3139 [24MY] Referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, S3139 [24MY] Amendments, S4674 [1AU] Committee discharged. Passed Senate amended, S4687 [1AU] Message from the Senate, H6587 [4AU] House consideration of Senate amendment, H6595 [11AU] Amendments, H6595 [11AU] House agreed to Senate amendment, H6601 [11AU] Message from the House (received August 11, 2017, during adjournment), S4929 [5SE] Examined and signed in the House (August 11, 2017), H6605 [15AU] Examined and signed in the Senate (August 11, 2017, during adjournment), S4929 [5SE] Presented to the President (August 11, 2017), H6609 [18AU] Approved [Public Law 115–55] (signed August 23, 2017)