2013 Regular Session



Crisis in Waiting Periods for Veterans with Disabilities to Receive Services from the Federal Veterans Benefits Administration

Sponsored by:

Senator Peters


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Synopsis:Urging that specified actions be taken by Congress, the federal Department of Veterans Affairs, and the federal Veterans Benefits Administration to address the long waiting periods for veterans with disabilities who file disability compensation claims with the Baltimore Regional Office to receive services and compensation from the federal Veterans Benefits Administration; and providing that a copy of the resolution be forwarded by the Department of Legislative Services to specified individuals.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Peters, Astle, Benson, Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Dyson, Edwards, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Getty, Gladden, Glassman, Jacobs, Jennings, Jones-Rodwell, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Montgomery, Muse, Pinsky, Pipkin, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Reilly, Robey, Rosapepe, Shank, Simonaire, Stone, Young, and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  Listen to Committee HearingRules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Auditors and Audits
Congress, U.S.
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Federal Government
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest

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