H.R.4096: American Heroes COLA Act of 2014

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 Jon Runyan, R-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2014
Latest Major Action March 7, 2014
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Bill Summary

American Heroes COLA Act of 2014 - Requires that, whenever there is an increase in benefit amounts payable under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) shall increase by the same percentage the amounts payable as veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled adult children, and dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 7, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Feb. 26, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.