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H.R. 1329: Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017

To increase, effective as of December 1, 2017, 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.

Mike Bost

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Mar 2, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 2, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 2, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-75

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 784: Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017

Introduced on Mar 30, 2017. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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Apr 27, 2017
 
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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

May 17, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 19, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 23, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Oct 25, 2017
 
Passed Senate

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 2, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1329 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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