S. 1493 (114th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015

A bill to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2015, 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 3, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Passed Senate (House next) (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 22, 2015 but was never passed by the House. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 5588: Veterans’ Compensation COLA Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

John “Johnny” Isakson

Senator from Georgia

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 22, 2015
Length: 6 pages

History

Jun 3, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jul 22, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 28, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Oct 22, 2015
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

S. 1493 (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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