H.R.8736: GUARD VA Benefits Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Aug. 19, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 1, 2022

Bill Cosponsors

117 (86 Democrats, 31 Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Governing Unaccredited Representatives Defrauding VA Benefits Act or the GUARD VA Benefits Act This bill imposes criminal penalties and/or fines on individuals for directly or indirectly soliciting, contracting for, charging, or receiving any unauthorized fee or compensation with respect to the preparation, presentation, or prosecution of any claim for Department of Veterans Affairs benefits. The attempted commission of such offenses is also...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Aug. 19, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Aug. 19, 2022

Introduced in the House by Chris Pappas (D-N.H.)

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