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


Feb 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 30, 2009

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


Pub.L. 111-37


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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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.

Summary (CRS)

6/30/2009--Public Law.Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase, as of December 1, 2009, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional ... Read more >


Feb 10, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 21, 2009
Reported by Committee

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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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 407”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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

Related Bills

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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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