The Veteran Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 became law on August 23, 2017 (Pub L. 115-55). It is also known as the Appeals Modernization Act. You can read the law in full on Congress.gov.
The new law:
Modernizes the current claims and appeals process
Includes three review options for disagreements with decisions
Requires improved notification of VA decisions
Provides earlier claim resolution
Ensures you receive the earliest effective date possible