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P.L. 110-389, The Veterans' Notice Clarification Act of 2008
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S. 3023 would amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to prescribe regulations relating to the notice to be provided claimants with the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding the substantiation of claims.
Veterans' Notice Clarification Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to prescribe regulations specifying the contents of a currently-required notice to claimants of a complete or substantially complete application, including regarding: (1) different contents for notice depending on whether the claim is an original claim, a claim for reopening a prior decision on a claim, or a claim for increased benefits; (2) additional or alternative contents depending on the benefit or services sought; (3) for each type of claim for benefits, the general information and evidence required; and (4) the timing of the notice issuance.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 9/16/2008: Passed/agreed to in Senate. Status: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
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