S. 893 (113th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013

Introduced:

May 8, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 21, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 21, 2013.

Law:

Pub.L. 113-52

Sponsor:

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Junior Senator from Vermont

Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2013, 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.

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History

May 8, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 24, 2013
 
Reported by Committee

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Oct 28, 2013
 
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 12, 2013
 
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 21, 2013
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 893”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (9D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 569 (Related)
Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 2013

S. 2258 (Related)
Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2014

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 26, 2014

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