S.458 - Veterans Claim Transparency Act of 2021117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 02/25/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.458 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/25/2021)
Veterans Claim Transparency Act of 2021
This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide the representative of a veteran with an opportunity to review a proposed determination regarding a claim for compensation or benefits before such determination becomes final. The VA must notify the representative in writing that a proposed determination is ready for review and may not make a final determination until the review period has ended.
Under the bill, a representative has up to 48 hours to review the proposed determination.