Senate Bill 3761
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Veterans Claim Transparency Act of 2020
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on May 19, 2020
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
May 19, 2020
Latest Action
May 19, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3761
Congress
116
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
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New Hampshire
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Rhode Island
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Washington
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Wisconsin
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Veterans Claim Transparency Act of 2020

This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an opportunity for a veteran's representative to review the veteran's disability rating determination before the rating is finalized.

Under the bill, the VA must provide notice to such representative when the determination is ready to be reviewed. The period for review begins at the moment notice is submitted and ends at the earlier of (1) the moment the representative agrees with the determination, or (2) 48 hours after the notice.

The VA may not finalize a determination until after the period for review has ended.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
05/19/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
05/19/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 20, 2020 4:27:15 AM
Updated
Nov 21, 2020 5:37:19 AM