H.R.3856: To require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on disparities associated with race and ethnicity with respect to certain benefits administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 11, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 7, 2021

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Bill Summary

This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study to assess whether there are disparities associated with race and ethnicity with respect to (1) compensation benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), (2) disability ratings determined by the VA, and (3) the rejection of fully developed claims for VA benefits. Additionally, the study must assess whether there is any relationship between such...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 7, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
July 28, 2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 28, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 11, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
June 11, 2021

Introduced in the House by Mark Takano (D-Calif.)

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