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

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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

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

S. 423 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2007

H.R. 1513 (Related)
Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2009

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 30, 2009

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What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 407” means this is a Senate 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.

History

Introduced
Feb 10, 2009
Reported by Committee
May 21, 2009
Passed Senate
Jun 10, 2009
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Jun 23, 2009
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 30, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (10D, 6R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jun 23, 2009 6:57 p.m.
Passed 403/0

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