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S. 1990 (115th): Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Improvement Act of 2017

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Oct 19, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 19, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Oct 19, 2017
 
Introduced

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.

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.

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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