S.2617 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to codify increases in the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans that were effective as of December 1, 2007, to provide for an increase in the rates of such compensation effective December 1, 2008, and for other purposes. view all titles (7)

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  • Short: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008 as passed senate.
  • Official: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to codify increases in the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans that were effective as of December 1, 2007, to provide for an increase in the rates of such compensation effective December 1, 2008, and for other purposes. as amended by senate.
  • Short: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to increase, effective as of December 1, 2008, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans. as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008 as passed house.
  • Short: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008 as enacted.

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Result: Passed - September 10, 2008

Roll call number 579 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: S 2617 Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008

 

Official Summary

Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2008, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled adult c

Official Summary

Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2008, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled adult children, and dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children. Requires each such increase to be the same percentage as the increase in benefits provided under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, on the same effective date. Codifies rate amounts as increased under the Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2007.

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