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H.R. 2863: Secure Legal Services for Veterans Act

Title: Secure Legal Services for Veterans Act

Introduced: Jun 23, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: (No First Name Found) (No Last Name Found) [-]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

Summary: Secure Legal Services for Veterans Act This bill prohibits an individual who is not an agent or attorney from soliciting, contracting for, charging, or receiving any fee or compensation for services rendered in the preparation, presentation, or prosecution of an appeal before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or the Board of Veterans' Appeals. Violators of such prohibition shall be fined, imprisoned for not more than one year, or both. Amounts collected for such violations shall be deposited in the TBI Research and Initiatives Fund and remain available to the VA without fiscal year limitation for traumatic brain injury research and initiatives.

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