H.R. 5826 (110th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008

To increase, effective as of December 1, 2008, the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain service-connected disabled veterans, and for other purposes.

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Apr 16, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Enacted as S. 2617 (companion bill)

Ciro Rodriguez

Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 22, 2008
Length: 4 pages

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S. 2617 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Sep 24, 2008


Apr 16, 2008

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Apr 30, 2008
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May 21, 2008
Passed House

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