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H.R.1438: Veterans Pensions Protection Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 28 (27 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action April 26, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Veterans Pensions Protection Act of 2013 - Excludes from annual income, for purposes of eligibility for pensions for veterans and their surviving spouses and children, reimbursements resulting from: (1) any accident; (2) any theft or loss; (3) any casualty loss; (4) medical expenses resulting from any such accident, theft, or loss; and (5) pain and suffering (including insurance settlement payments and general damages awarded by a court) related to such accident, theft, or loss.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
April 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.