Federal - S 805

Veteran Debt Fairness Act of 2019


March 14, 2019


A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the processing of veterans benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, to limit the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recover overpayments made by the Department and other amounts owed by veterans to the United States, to improve the due process accorded veterans with respect to such recovery, and for other purposes.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 10

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  • Jan. 28, 2020 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Klobuchar, (D-Minn.)
  • Nov. 18, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Baldwin, (D-Wis.)
  • May 22, 2019 — Full committee hearing held by the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.

  • March 14, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 8

    Blumenthal, (D-Conn.)Harris, K. (D-Calif.)Warren, (D-Mass.)
    Boozman, (R-Ark.)Shaheen, (D-N.H.)Wyden, (D-Ore.)
    Brown, S. (D-Ohio)Stabenow, (D-Mich.)
  • March 14, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. S1898