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H.R. 6168: Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020

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To increase, effective as of December 1, 2020, 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Elaine Luria

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

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Last Updated: May 22, 2020
Introduced
Mar 10, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Mar 10, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 10, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

The House Majority Leader indicated on May 22, 2020 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis
73% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s Bill to Help American Veterans Passes House
    — Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA2] (Sponsor) on May 28, 2020

Bost bill to provide cost-of-living adjustments for veterans passes house
    — Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12] (Co-sponsor) on May 28, 2020

Walberg Supports Bipartisan Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Veterans
    — Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] on May 28, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 6168 will be negligible.

History

Mar 10, 2020
 
Introduced

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

Mar 12, 2020
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

May 22, 2020
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 22, 2020
 
Text Published

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Passed Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6168 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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