Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Requires the Department to reimburse veterans service organizations for services provided by veterans service officers in processing and adjudicating claims and other benefits for veterans and their spouses or other beneficiaries residing in Illinois. Requires reimbursement at the rate of $0.005 for each dollar of benefits obtained for veterans or their spouses or other beneficiaries. Effective immediately.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs' duty to reimburse veterans service organizations for veterans services rendered by a veterans service officer is subject to appropriation.