Public Law 115-131: Veterans Care Financial Protection Act of 2017

By | February 6, 2018
Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Requires the VA to work with federal agencies, states, and experts to develop and implement federal and state standards that protect individuals who are eligible for increased pension from dishonest, predatory, or otherwise unlawful practices.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-11-06
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. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17]

Cosponsors: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9], Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22], Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6], Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16], Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1], Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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