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VA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE AND
JUDICIAL REVIEW ACT
COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS
UNITED STATES SENATE
S. 364 and Related Bills
JUNE 3, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.; AUGUST 25, PENSACOLA, FLA.; AUGUST 31, COLUMBIA, S.C.; AND SEPTEMBER 21 AND OCTOBER 10, 1977, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Printed for the use of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON : 1977
COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS
ALAN CRANSTON, California, Chairman HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgia
ROBERT T. STAFFORD, Vermont JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia STROM THURMOND, South Carolina RICHARD (DICK) STONE, Florida
CLIFFORD P. HANSEN, Wyoming JOHN A. DURKIN, New Hampshire SPARK M. MATSUNAGA, Hawaii
The American Legion; and Edwin Myers, legislative chairman,
C. Ben Bowen, Esq., representative, Department of South Carolina,
the president, National University, San Diego, Calif..
ciation of Minority Veterans Program Administrators, accompanied Page
by Nathaniel Tolbert, member of the AAMVPA board of directors.. 664 Frank E. G. Weil, American Veterans Committee, accompanied by June A. Willenz, executive director, American Veterans Committee.
668 Dennis W. Carroll, staff attorney, National Senior Citizens Law
Center, accompanied by Dennis M. Sweeney, administrative law
680 Harold J. Nussbaum, attorney at law in Washington, D.C.-
696 Dennis R. Abbey, Boulder County veterans' service officer, Boulder, Colo..
702 Written statements of
Hon. Gary Hart, a U.S. Senator from the State of Colorado.. Harvey Levin, member of the special committee on Federal limitations on attorneys' fees, American Bar Association --
97 Al Krank, department service officer, the American Legion of California
111 Dr. Lloyd E. Messersmith, executive director, California Community and Junior College Association.
126 Martha Louise Caron, attorney at law, Swords to Plowshares, Inc., Veterans' Rights Organization.-
171 Susan Marie Bailey, attorney at law, Swords to Plowshares, Inc., Veterans' Rights Organization.
175 Ron Bitzer, Center for Veterans' Rights.-
180 David M. Fishlow, executive director, Northern California affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union -
264 Grover C. Robinson III, State representative, Vietnam veteran and
member of the Florida House of Representatives, Committee on
281 John Eubanks, department legislative chairman, the American Legion of Florida, with attachments.
286 Bishop C. Holifield, representing the Florida Board of Regents... 305 Leslie Reicin Stein, for and on behalf of the Board of Regents of the State University System of Florida--
306 James Quinton-Scott, veterans' advocate, University of South Florida- 311 Robert Landers, national commander, International Veterans Association, Inc., with exhibits..
319 Robert Aaron, Southern Center for Military and Veterans Rights. 339 Jack R. Hanson, national vice commander, International Veterans Association, Inc..
342 Carl A. Brown, coordinator of American Veterans Movement, Tampa, Fla.-
351 William L. Pope, president, South Carolina Bar Association, Columbia, S.C...
359 C. Ben Bowen, attorney at law, representing the American Legion of South Carolina, with attachment...
376 Paul Nejelski, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office for Improvements in the Administration of Justice
396 Edward J. Lord, assistant director, national legislative commission,
and Edward H. Golembieski, consultant, national veterans affairs
419 Harvey R. Levin, on behalf of the American Bar Association, with exhibits.
429 Thomas J. Wincek, chairman, National Association of Veterans Program Administrators...
441 Otto Lukert, director at large, National Association of Concerned Veterans
443 Lawrence W. Roffee, Jr., legislative director, Paralyzed Veterans of America
448 George Lively, assistant project director, Military Law Project of
Memphis Area Legal Services Association, Inc., with an attachment. 485 Fredric J. Gross, attorney at law of the State of New Jersey -
515 Dr. David Chigos, president, National University, with attachments - 530 Henry P. Lawhorn, national judge advocate, the International Veterans Association, with attachments.-
538 William G. Craig, chancellor, California Community Colleges, Sacramento, Calif...
553 Irwin Goldbloom, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, Department of Justice