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

Introduced:

Apr 16, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Enacted as S. 2617 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

Ciro Rodriguez

Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: May 22, 2008
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Read CRS Summary >

History

Apr 16, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 30, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 21, 2008
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This page is about a 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.

Links & tools

Primary Source

Congress.gov

Congress.gov is updated generally one day after events occur. Legislative activity since the last update may not be reflected on GovTrack. Data via congress project.

Citation

Click a format for a citation suggestion: