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H.R. 4431: Correcting Miscalculations in Veterans’ Pensions Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4431 explicitly authorizes agencies that have committed an administrative error in calculating a military service deposit for a federal employee’s pension to pay the interest accrued as a result of the mistake on behalf of the veteran. It also authorizes agencies to pay similarly assessed interest for former members of the Peace Corps or AmeriCorps.

Sponsor and status

Buddy Carter

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2018
Length: 6 pages

Nov 16, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 26, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 26, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


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Nov 16, 2017

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Nov 30, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Sep 12, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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Sep 21, 2018
On House Schedule

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Sep 26, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4431 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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