H.R. 4114 (112th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2012

Introduced:
Feb 29, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-198.
Sponsor
Jon Runyan
Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Nov 14, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 569 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 06, 2013

S. 2259 (Related)
Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2012

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 2012

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 27, 2012.

Progress
Introduced Feb 29, 2012
Referred to Committee Feb 29, 2012
Reported by Committee Apr 27, 2012
Passed House Jul 09, 2012
Passed Senate Nov 13, 2012
Signed by the President Nov 27, 2012
 
Full Title

To increase, effective as of December 1, 2012, 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, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
13 cosponsors (7R, 6D) (show)
Committees

House Veterans' Affairs

Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

Senate Veterans' Affairs

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Library of Congress Summary

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11/27/2012--Public Law.
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase, as of December 1, 2012, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled veterans, and dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children.
Requires each such increase to be the same percentage as the increase in benefits provided under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, on the same effective date.

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