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H.R. 1200: Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2019

To increase, effective as of December 1, 2019, 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.

Sponsor and status

Elaine Luria

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 13, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 26, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 26, 2019.

Law
Pub.L. 116-58
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congresswoman Elaine Luria Secures Pay Raise for Disabled Veterans
    — Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA2] (Sponsor) on Sep 30, 2019

House Passes Amata-Cosponsored Veterans Bills
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2019

Hartzler Supports Veterans Measures, in Advance of Memorial Day
    — Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4] on May 24, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1200 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2072: Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2019

Introduced on Jul 10, 2019. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Feb 13, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 8, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

May 21, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 12, 2019
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1200 is 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.

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