H.R.1623: VA Claims Efficiency Through Information Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Gloria Negrete McLeod, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 18 (16 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action June 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

VA Claims Efficiency Through Information Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to maintain on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website publicly accessible information concerning pending and completed claims of compensation for a veteran's service-connected disability or death. Requires such information to include the number of claims pending and completed, and the average number of days between submission and completion, within certain periods.

Requires the information provided to be updated at least every seven days.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 28, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
April 18, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.