A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the amounts payable by the Department of Veterans Affairs for dependency and indemnity compensation, to modify the requirements for dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain veterans rated totally disabled at the time of death, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Montana. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on October 19, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Oct 19, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 1, 2018
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Apr 4, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1047.
S. 1990 (115th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1990. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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