S. 2562 (109th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2006

Apr 06, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 109-361.
Larry Craig
Senator from Idaho
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Last Updated
Oct 05, 2006
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4843 (Related)
Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2006

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 27, 2006

S. 1234 (Related)
Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2005

Signed by the President
Nov 22, 2005


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 16, 2006.

Introduced Apr 06, 2006
Referred to Committee Apr 06, 2006
Reported by Committee Jun 22, 2006
Passed Senate Sep 21, 2006
Passed House Sep 30, 2006
Signed by the President Oct 16, 2006
Full Title

A bill to increase, effective as of December 1, 2006, 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.


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4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)

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10/16/2006--Public Law.
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2006 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2006, 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. Requires the Secretary to publish in the Federal Register increases to veterans' benefits at the same time social security benefit increases are required to be published.

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