Public Law 115-130: Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017

By | January 24, 2018
Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Requires the VA to accept, for purposes of establishing a claim for veterans disability benefits, a report of a medical examination administered by a private physician without requiring confirmation by a Veterans Health Administration physician if the report is sufficiently complete.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-05-23
Passed Senate
2018-02-15
Signed by President
2018-03-09
Became Public Law
2018-03-09

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]

Cosponsors: Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10], Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2], Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2], Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6], Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6], Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2], Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26], Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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