S. 407 (111th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2009

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2009, in 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, to codify increases in the rates of such compensation that were effective as of December 1, 2008, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 30, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 30, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-37

Sponsor:

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 5 pages

History

Feb 10, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 21, 2009
 
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.

Jun 10, 2009
 
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.

Jun 23, 2009
 
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.

Jun 30, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 407 (111th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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