HR4958: Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018

By | June 1, 2019

Official Summary

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Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018

This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2018, 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.

Each such increase shall 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.

Became Public Law No: 115-258. 2018-10-09

Signed by President. 2018-10-09

Signed by President. 2018-10-09

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. 2018-05-22

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. 2018-09-25

Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. 2018-02-07

Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4258-4259) 2018-05-21

Reported to House without amendment 2018-05-18

Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H4258) 2018-05-21

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Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12]

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Cosponsors: Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5], Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2], Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52], Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-18], Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19], , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,, , , , , , , , , 

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https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/4958/text

Related bill:  HR 1329 (Related bill)

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