H.R.2626 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that payments of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and payments of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of such veterans are made regardless of Government financial shortfalls.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hutchinson, Tim [R-AR-3] (Introduced 11/13/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/29/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, Insurance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2626 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/13/1995)
Provides that in any case in which appropriations are not otherwise available for the payment of veterans' disability compensation and dependency and indemnity compensation, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall nevertheless ensure that such payments are made in accordance with regular procedures and schedules. Appropriates necessary amounts for such purpose.
Requires such payments to be made also in any case in which certain functions of the Government are delayed, deferred, or canceled due to a limitation on the Government's ability to borrow funds.
Requires applicable accounts to be charged for such payments when regular appropriations become available.