From the daily archives: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Legislation Would Streamline VA Appeals, Provide New Options for Veterans to Pursue


U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced Wednesday Senate passage of theVeterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017, legislation Brown co-sponsored to help speed up the appeals process for veterans seeking assistance from the Veterans Administration (VA).

The bill will now go to the House for approval and then to President Trump to be signed into law.

While the current appeal process includes several levels of hearings and appeals, Brown’s bill would:

Create three options for veterans to pursue when appealing a VA decision including, seeking […]

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