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senate Bill S. 1451

Veterans' Survivors Claims Processing Automation Act of 2015

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Title

Veterans' Survivors Claims Processing Automation Act of 2015

Official Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to adjudicate and pay survivor's benefits without requiring the filing of a formal claim, and for other purposes.

Summary

Veterans' Survivors Claims Processing Automation Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay burial and funeral expenses, accrued benefits, dependency and indemnity compensation, and non-service connected disability or death pension amounts to a survivor of a veteran who has not filed a formal claim if the VA determines that the record contains sufficient evidence to establish the survivor's entitlement to such benefits.

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      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedMay 21st, 2015

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