S.2884 - Veterans Fair Debt Notice Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Introduced 05/17/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/17/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2884 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/17/2018)
Veterans Fair Debt Notice Act of 2018
This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to collaborate with veterans service organizations to write a standard letter to be provided to individuals who owe debts to the VA. Such letter shall be written in plain language and shall include a notice of the debt and a clear explanation of: (1) why the individual owes such money, and (2) available options.
The VA shall develop a method by which individuals may elect to receive debt notification letters by electronic means and shall ensure that the letter is delivered: (1) by both standard mail and electronic means to individuals who have made such election, and (2) only by standard mail to individuals who have not made such election.