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H.R. 675 (114th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015

To increase, effective as of December 1, 2015, 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, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, to improve the processing of claims by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Ralph Abraham

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2015
Length: 16 pages
Introduced:

Feb 3, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 28, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

See Instead:

S. 1493 (same title)
Enacted Via Other Measures — Oct 22, 2015

History

Feb 3, 2015
 
Introduced

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Apr 14, 2015
 
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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May 14, 2015
 
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 21, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 16, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Jul 28, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 675 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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