S.2273 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA] (Introduced 07/08/1998)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 105-341|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/30/1998 Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 593. (consideration: CR S11196) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2273 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (09/21/1998)
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 1998 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 1998, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled adult children, and dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children.
Requires each such increase to 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.
Requires the Secretary to publish such increases in the Federal Register at the same time that the social security increases are required to be published.