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Serial No. 115-29: H.R. 1721; H.R. 1900; H.R. 3122; H.R. 3656; H.R. 3657; and, a Draft Bill Entitled ''Veterans Fair Debt Notice Act of 2017'', Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, First Session, September 13, 2017   [open pdf - 283KB]

This is the September 13, 2017 hearing on the six bills related to Veteran's Affairs legislation and the "Veteran's Fair Debt Notice Act of 2017," held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. From the opening statement of Mike Bost: "The six bills on today's agenda address issues that are very important to veterans and their families. These bills would extend eligibility for memorial headstones and markers to family members whose remains are tragically not available for burial or cremation; extend benefits to family of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries; help protect vulnerable veterans from financial fraud; require VA to improve the notices they send to veterans who may have received an overpayment; remind us of the important contributions made by various cities to the World War efforts during World War II; and determine whether Congress should designate a museum in Columbus, Ohio as a National Veterans Memorial and Museum." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Jim Banks, David Rouzer, Steve Stivers, Joyce Beatty, Chellie Pingree, Matt Cartwright, Matthew T. Sullivan, Elizabeth H. Curda, Alex Zhang, LeRoy Acosta, Blake Ortner, Kathleen Moakler, and John Towles.

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2018
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