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, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 22, 2013
Length: 5 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 21, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.
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39 Cosponsors (23 Democrats, 16 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Peters Announces 1.5% Cost-of-Living Increase for Veterans”
— Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA50] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 4, 2013
“congressman Bishop honors commitment to service members”
— Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA2] on May 21, 2013
Mar 5, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4142 (112th).
Feb 6, 2013
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Apr 25, 2013
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 8, 2013
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May 21, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 570 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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