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S. 189: Veterans’ Disability Compensation Automatic COLA Act of 2021

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for annual cost-of-living adjustments to be made automatically by law each year in the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain service-connected disabled veterans, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Feb 3, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on May 26, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 26, 2021.

Prognosis
16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Feb 3, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Apr 28, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

May 26, 2021
 
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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 189 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 189. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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