H.R. 3995 (97th): Veterans Compensation Amendments of 1981


Jun 23, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 21, 1981 but was never passed by the Senate.


Sam Hall Jr.

Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a cost-of-living increase in the rates of disability compensation for disabled veterans and in the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of disabled veterans, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/23/1981--Introduced.Veterans' Compensation Amendments of 1981 - TitleI - Veterans' Disability Compensation BenefitsIncreases the rates of veterans' compensation for: (1) wartime disability compensation; (2) additional compensation for dependents; and (3) clothing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 23, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 25, 1981
Reported by Committee

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Sep 21, 1981
Passed House

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3995”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


32 cosponsors (19D, 13R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 917 (Related)
Veterans’ Disability Compensation, Housing, and Memorial Benefits Amendments of 1981

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 1981

H.R. 4085 (Related)
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum loan ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 9, 1981

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