To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an increase in the amount of monthly dependency and indemnity compensation payable to surviving spouses by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 21, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on May 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 21, 2015
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H.R. 2539 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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