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H.R. 2192, To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish an Ombudsman within the Department of Veterans Affairs
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H.R. 2192 would amend title 38, United States Code, to establish an Ombudsman within the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) an Office of the Ombudsman to act as a liaison for veterans and their family members with respect to the receipt of VA health care and benefits.
Requires the: (1) Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that Office services are available to all veterans and their families; (2) Secretary to make available to such veterans and family members information on contacting and utilizing the services of the Office; and (3) confidentiality of information provided to the Office by veterans and family members.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 7/24/2008: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 492.
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