H.R. 4142 (112th): American Heroes COLA Act

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for annual cost-of-living adjustments to be made automatically by law each year in the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain service-connected disabled veterans.

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Mar 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jon Runyan

Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district



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Mar 5, 2012

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