H.R.800: Express Appeals Act

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Bill Summary

Express Appeals Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to: (1) carry out a five-year pilot program to provide the option of an alternative appeals process to determine appeals of claims for disability compensation more quickly, and (2) inform claimants about such program. Describes appeals filed under the pilot program as "fully developed appeals." Authorizes a claimant to elect to file a fully developed appeal by filing with the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
July 9, 2015
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
July 9, 2015
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 14, 2015
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 20, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Feb. 5, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Feb. 5, 2015

Introduced in the House by Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas)

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