To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend increased dependency and indemnity compensation paid to surviving spouses of veterans who die from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, regardless of how long the veterans had such disease prior to death.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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Jul 18, 2018
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H.R. 6419 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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