Summary: H.J.Res.100 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/03/1973)

Establishes a National Commission on Veterans' Benefits composed of: (1) three members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate; (2) three members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker; and (3) seven members from private life appointed by the President.

Provides that members from private life shall receive $100 per diem while engaged in the actual performance of the duties vested in the Commission, plus reimbursement for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of such duties.

Directs the Commission to make a comprehensive survey and analysis of the scope and structure of veterans' benefits and to evaluate the administration and implementation of the provisions of title 38, United States Code, by the Veterans Administration.

Vests the Commission with powers and authority necessary to carry out the provisions of this joint resolution.

Authorizes each department, agency, and instrumentality of the executive branch of Government to furnish to the Commission such statistical data, reports, and other information the Commission deems necessary.

Requires the Commission to submit a final report to the President and to Congress one year following the date on which funds first became available to carry out this joint resolution. Provides that the report shall contain a detailed statement of its findings and such recommendations as it deems appropriate.

Authorizes to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this joint resolution.