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
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


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]


Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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