Summary: H.R.2354 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/08/1987)

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Reform Act of 1987 - Revises the formula for the payment of dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) to the surviving spouses of veterans who die on active duty. Adds a formula for postservice DIC based on the percentage of service-connected disability (at time of death) of the person upon whose death entitlement is predicated. Adds a formula of inservice DIC based upon the amount of active duty served by the person now deceased. Provides for the election of the revised DIC for those persons awarded DIC effective before December 1, 1987.