S. 894 (112th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2011

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2011, in 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.

Overview

Introduced:

May 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 9, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 9, 2011.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-53

Sponsor:

Patty Murray

Senior Senator from Washington

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 4, 2011
Length: 2 pages

History

May 5, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 29, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 19, 2011
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 2, 2011
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 9, 2011
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 894 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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