S.1414 - A bill to ensure that payments during fiscal year 1996 of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities, of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of such veterans, and of other veterans benefits are made regardless of Government financial shortfalls.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hutchison, Kay Bailey [R-TX] (Introduced 11/15/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||11/15/1995 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans.|
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Summary: S.1414 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/15/1995)
Provides that in any case during FY 1996 in which appropriations are not otherwise available for the payment of veterans' benefits, 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 applicable accounts to be charged for such payments when regular appropriations become available for such purpose.
Requires such payments to be made also in any case during such fiscal year in which certain functions of the Government are delayed, deferred, or canceled due to a limitation on the Government's ability to borrow funds.