H.R.4785 - Michael Colombo Veterans' Claims Correction Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kelly, Sue W. [R-NY-19] (Introduced 06/29/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/07/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Benefits. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4785 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Michael Colombo Veterans' Claims Correction Act of 2000 - Provides that, for purposes of determining eligible recipients of accrued veterans' benefits, the term "children" shall be applied without regard to age or dependency in the case of a veteran who dies with a pending claim for increased compensation (or an increased disability rating) which is later granted.
Introduced in House (06/29/2000)
Makes this Act effective retroactively to veterans dying on or after May 1, 1998, but prohibits such amounts from being paid before October 1, 2000.