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


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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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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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Mar 5, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4142”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 570 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: May 21, 2013

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