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


Apr 16, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 21, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


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

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

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S. 2617 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 24, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5826” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Apr 16, 2008
Reported by Committee
Apr 30, 2008
Passed House
May 21, 2008
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7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
May 21, 2008 6:23 p.m.
Passed 417/0

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