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Ensuring Survivors Benefits during COVID-19 Act of 2020

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A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to secure medical opinions for veterans with service-connected disabilities who die from COVID-19 to determine whether their service-connected disabilities were the principal or contributory cases of death, and for other purposes.

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Date Actions Overview
07/02/2020Introduced in Senate

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07/02/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (7)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]* 07/02/2020
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] 09/08/2020
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] 09/08/2020
Sen. McSally, Martha [R-AZ] 09/15/2020
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] 09/29/2020
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 09/30/2020
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] 10/01/2020

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Veterans' Affairs07/02/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (07/02/2020)

Ensuring Survivors Benefits during COVID-19 Act of 2020

This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to get a medical opinion to determine if a service-connected disability was the principal or contributory cause of death in situations where a veteran with a service-connected disability dies from COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), or complications from COVID-19, and the death certificate does not clearly identify the service-connected disability as the principal or contributory cause of death.