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

Introduced:

Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 16, 2006

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

Law:

Pub.L. 109-361

Sponsor:

Larry Craig

Senator from Idaho

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 5, 2006
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

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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History

Apr 6, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 22, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 21, 2006
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 30, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 16, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2562”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 22, 2005

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