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H.R.569: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment 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 Jon Runyan, R-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 51 (29 Democrats, 22 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 6, 2013
Latest Major Action April 25, 2013
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Bill Summary

Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase, as of December 1, 2013, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled veterans, and dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children.

Requires each such increase to be the same percentage as the increase in benefits provided under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, on the same effective date.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 25, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
April 25, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 16, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.