H.R. 333: Disabled Veterans Tax Termination Act

Jan 22, 2013
Referred to Committee
5% chance of being enacted
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Sanford Bishop Jr.
Representative for Georgia's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated
Jan 22, 2013
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 333 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 2011

H.R. 303 (Related)
Retired Pay Restoration Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2013


This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 22, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Jan 22, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 22, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
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17% chance of getting past committee.
5% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability rated less than 50 percent to receive concurrent payment of both retired pay and veterans' disability compensation, to eliminate the phase-in period for concurrent receipt, to extend eligibility for concurrent receipt to chapter 61 disability retirees with less than 20 years of service, and for other purposes.


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118 cosponsors (86D, 32R) (show)

House Armed Services

Military Personnel

House Veterans' Affairs

Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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Disabled Veterans Tax Termination Act - Amends federal military retired pay provisions to:
(1) permit veterans with a service-connected disability of less than 50% to concurrently receive both retired pay and disability compensation;
(2) eliminate provisions requiring a phase-in between January 1, 2004, and December 31, 2013, of concurrent receipt of retired pay and disability compensation;
(3) eliminate a phase-in of concurrent receipt of retired pay and disability compensation for disabled veterans determined to be individually unemployable; and
(4) require a limited reduction in retired pay for qualified disability retirees with less than 20 years of retirement-creditable service.

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