H.R. 1979 (112th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military retired pay and veterans’ disability compensation to include additional chapter 61 disability retirees, to coordinate eligibility for combat-related special compensation and concurrent receipt, to eliminate the reduction of SBP survivor annuities by dependency and indemnity compensation, and to enhance the ability of members of the reserve components who serve on active duty or perform active service to receive credit for such service in determining eligibility for early receipt of non-regular service retired pay.


May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Rob” Andrews

Representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 25, 2011
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5/25/2011--Introduced.Allows the receipt of both military retired pay and veterans' disability compensation with respect to any service-connected disability (under current law, only a disability rated at 50% or more). Repeals ... Read more >

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May 25, 2011

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