S. 2864: Sergeant Daniel Somers Veterans Network of Support Act of 2019

CBO Score

$2 million

Date of Report

Wed February 19th, 2020

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on information sharing between the Department of Veterans Affairs and designated relatives and friends of veterans regarding the assistance and benefits available to the veterans, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema — D — AZ

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a program that would allow veterans, before separating from service, to select up to 10 people to whom the VA would provide information about VA services and benefits. The veteran’s election would be made voluntarily, and the individuals chosen to receive the information would need to voluntarily elect to accept the information. Any person, the veteran or his or her designees, could elect to withdraw from the program.

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