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Veteran Debt Relief During COVID-19 Act of 2020

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A bill to defer action regarding certain debts arising from benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a period of time including the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes.

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06/03/2020Introduced in Senate

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06/03/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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Senate Veterans' Affairs06/03/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/03/2020)

Veteran Debt Relief During COVID-19 Act of 2020

This bill defers certain debts arising from benefits under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) during the covered period, which is the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period plus the 60 days following the end of such period.

Specifically, the bill prohibits the VA from doing the following during the covered period:

  • collecting or recording certain debts,
  • issuing notice of certain debts to a person or consumer reporting agency,
  • allowing any interest to accrue on certain debts, or
  • applying any administrative fee to certain debts.

The VA may collect a payment from a person who elects to make such payment during the covered period.