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        H.R.798
                       One Hundred Third Congress

                                 of the

                        United States of America


                          AT THE FIRST SESSION

          Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,
  the fifth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-three


                                 An Act

  
 
  To amend title 38, United States Code, to codify the rates of 
disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities 
and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of 
such veterans as such rates took effect on December 1, 1992.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. DISABILITY COMPENSATION.

    Section 1114 of title 38, United States Code, is amended--
        (1) by striking out ``$83'' in subsection (a) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$85'';
        (2) by striking out ``$157'' in subsection (b) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$162'';
        (3) by striking out ``$240'' in subsection (c) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$247'';
        (4) by striking out ``$342'' in subsection (d) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$352'';
        (5) by striking out ``$487'' in subsection (e) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$502'';
        (6) by striking out ``$614'' in subsection (f) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$632'';
        (7) by striking out ``$776'' in subsection (g) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$799'';
        (8) by striking out ``$897'' in subsection (h) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$924'';
        (9) by striking out ``$1,010'' in subsection (i) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof ``$1,040'';
        (10) by striking out ``$1,680'' in subsection (j) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof ``$1,730'';
        (11) by striking out ``$2,089'', ``$68'', and ``$2,927'' in 
    subsection (k) and inserting in lieu thereof ``$2,152'', ``$70'', 
    and ``$3,015'', respectively;
        (12) by striking out ``$2,089'' in subsection (l) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof ``$2,152'';
        (13) by striking out ``$2,302'' in subsection (m) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof ``$2,371'';
        (14) by striking out ``$2,619'' in subsection (n) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof ``$2,698'';
        (15) by striking out ``$2,927'' each place it appears in 
    subsections (o) and (p) and inserting in lieu thereof ``$3,015'';
        (16) by striking out ``$1,257'' and ``$1,872'' in subsection (r) 
    and inserting in lieu thereof ``$1,295'' and ``$1,928'', 
    respectively; and
        (17) by striking out ``$1,879'' in subsection (s) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof ``$1,935''.

SEC. 2. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR DEPENDENTS.

    Section 1115(1) of title 38, United States Code, is amended--
        (1) by striking out ``$100'' in subparagraph (A) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof ``$103'';
        (2) by striking out ``$169'' and ``$52'' in subparagraph (B) and 
    inserting in lieu thereof ``$174'' and ``$54'', respectively;
        (3) by striking out ``$69'' and ``$52'' in subparagraph (C) and 
    inserting in lieu thereof ``$71'' and ``$54'', respectively;
        (4) by striking out ``$80'' in subparagraph (D) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$82'';
        (5) by striking out ``$185'' in subparagraph (E) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof ``$191''; and
        (6) by striking out ``$155'' in subparagraph (F) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof ``$160''.

SEC. 3. CLOTHING ALLOWANCE FOR CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.

    Section 1162 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking 
out ``$452'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``$466''.
SEC. 4. DEPENDENCY AND INDEMNITY COMPENSATION FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES.
    Section 1311 of title 38, United States Code, is amended--
        (1) by striking out the table in subsection (a)(3) and inserting 
    in lieu thereof the following:

  

                               Monthly                                 Monthly
    ``Pay grade                   rate    Pay grade                       rate
    E-1....................       $634      W-4....................       $911
    E-2....................        654      O-1....................        803
    E-3....................        672      O-2....................        829
    E-4....................        714      O-3....................        888
    E-5....................        732      O-4....................        939
    E-6....................        749      O-5....................      1,035
    E-7....................        785      O-6....................      1,168
    E-8....................        829      O-7....................      1,262
    E-9....................  \1\<!!>86      O-8....................      1,383
                                     6                                        
    W-1....................        803      O-9....................      1,483
    W-2....................        835      O-10...................  \2\<!!>1,
                                                                           627
    W-3....................        860                                        
                                                                              
``\1\<!!>If the veteran served as sergeant major of the Army, senior enlisted 
  advisor of the Navy, chief master sergeant of the Air Force, sergeant major 
  of the Marine Corps, or master chief petty officer of the Coast Guard, at   
  the applicable time designated by section 402 of this title, the surviving  
  spouse's rate shall be $934.                                                
``\2\<!!>If the veteran served as Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Joint      
  Chiefs of Staff, Chief of Staff of the Army, Chief of Naval Operations,     
  Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Commandant of the Marine Corps, or         
  Commandant of the Coast Guard, at the applicable time designated by section 
  402 of this title, the surviving spouse's rate shall be $1,744.'';          

        (2) by striking out ``$185'' in subsection (c) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$191''; and
        (3) by striking out ``$90'' in subsection (d) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$93''.
SEC. 5. DEPENDENCY AND INDEMNITY COMPENSATION FOR CHILDREN.
    (a) DIC for Orphan Children.--Section 1313(a) of title 38, United 
States Code, is amended--
        (1) by striking out ``$310'' in paragraph (1) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$319'';
        (2) by striking out ``$447'' in paragraph (2) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$460'';
        (3) by striking out ``$578'' in paragraph (3) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$595''; and
        (4) by striking out ``$578'' and ``$114'' in paragraph (4) and 
    inserting in lieu thereof ``$595'' and ``$117'', respectively.
    (b) Supplemental DIC for Disabled Adult Children.--Section 1314 of 
such title is amended--
        (1) by striking out ``$185'' in subsection (a) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$191'';
        (2) by striking out ``$310'' in subsection (b) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$319''; and
        (3) by striking out ``$157'' in subsection (c) and inserting in 
    lieu thereof ``$162''.
SEC. 6. TECHNICAL CORRECTION RELATING TO THE FINANCING OF DISCOUNT 
POINTS.
    Section 3703(c)(4)(B) of title 38, United States Code, is amended in 
the second sentence by striking out ``Discount'' and inserting in lieu 
thereof ``Except in the case of a loan for the purpose specified in 
section 3710(a)(8), 3710(b)(7), or 3712(a)(1)(F) of this title, 
discount''.

SEC. 7. RATE ADJUSTMENTS FOR ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGES.

    Section 3707(b)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by 
striking out ``on the anniversary of the date on which the loan was 
closed''.







                                Speaker of the House of Representatives.







                             Vice President of the United States and    
                                                President of the Senate.