HR 813

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 813

To amend title 38, United States Code, to reduce the period of time for which a veteran must be totally disabled before the veteran's survivors are eligible for the benefits provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for survivors of certain veterans rated totally disabled at time of death.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 18, 2011

Mr. FILNER introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to reduce the period of time for which a veteran must be totally disabled before the veteran's survivors are eligible for the benefits provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for survivors of certain veterans rated totally disabled at time of death.

SECTION 1. REDUCTION OF PERIOD OF TIME FOR WHICH VETERANS MUST BE TOTALLY DISABLED FOR PURPOSES OF BENEFITS PROVIDED BY SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS FOR SURVIVORS OF CERTAIN VETERANS RATED TOTALLY DISABLED AT TIME OF DEATH.

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