H.R. 677: American Heroes COLA Act of 2015

Introduced:

Feb 3, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Feb 9, 2016

This bill passed in the House on February 9, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Ralph Abraham

Representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2016
Length: 82 pages

Prognosis:

31% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 3, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 17, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 9, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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