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Mar 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2012
Length: 4 pages
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.
3/5/2012--Introduced.American Heroes COLA Act - Requires that, whenever there is an increase in benefit amounts payable under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 570 (113th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4142 — 112th Congress: American Heroes COLA Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4142
“H.R. 4142 — 112th Congress: American Heroes COLA Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4142>
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