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S. 784 (115th): Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017

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A bill to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2017, in 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.

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Sponsor and status

John “Johnny” Isakson

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Georgia. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 30, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 1329: Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 2, 2017. (compare text)
H.R. 4958: Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 2018. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

Isakson Introduces Legislation to Increase Benefits for Veterans
    — Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA] (Sponsor) on Mar 31, 2017

Heller Joins the President as He Signs Bipartisan Bill to Improve Care for Nevadas Veterans Into Law
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 6, 2018

PHOTOS: Heller Recognizes Fallen Heroes at Opening Ceremony of the Vietnam Moving Wall in Minden
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 1, 2018

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History

Mar 30, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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S. 784 (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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