S.2258: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment 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 Mark Begich, D-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 17 (9 Democrats, 1 Independent, 7 Republicans)
Introduced April 28, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 26, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase, as of December 1, 2014, 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
Sept. 26, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-181.
Sept. 26, 2014 Signed by President.
Sept. 18, 2014 Presented to President.
Sept. 16, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 16, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7587)
Sept. 16, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2258.
Sept. 16, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7587-7588)
Sept. 16, 2014 Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 15, 2014 Held at the desk.
Sept. 15, 2014 Received in the House.
Sept. 11, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 11, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S5571)
Sept. 11, 2014 Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5570-5571)
April 28, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.