H.R.5607: Justice for ALS Veterans Act of 2021

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Justice for ALS Veterans Act of 2021 This bill extends increased dependency and indemnity compensation to the surviving spouse of a veteran who dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) regardless of how long the veteran had such disease prior to death. Under current law, such compensation is paid for a service-connected disability that was rated totally disabling for a continuous period of at least eight years...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Nov. 4, 2021
Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Discharged.
Nov. 4, 2021
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 8.
Nov. 4, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 2, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Oct. 19, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Oct. 19, 2021

Introduced in the House by Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.)

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