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108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 3730

    To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for immediate 
 implementation of full concurrent receipt for retired members of the 
 Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability of both military 
   retired pay paid by reason of their years of military service and 
disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs paid by 
                      reason of their disability.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 27, 2004

  Mr. Filner introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
   Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on 
 Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the 
  Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall 
           within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

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                                 A BILL


 
    To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for immediate 
 implementation of full concurrent receipt for retired members of the 
 Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability of both military 
   retired pay paid by reason of their years of military service and 
disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs paid by 
                      reason of their disability.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `` Immediate and Full Repeal of the 
Disabled Veterans Tax Act of 2004''.

SEC. 2. IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION OF FULL CONCURRENT RECEIPT.

    (a) Revisions to Fiscal Year 2004 Amendments.-- Section 1414 of 
title 10, United States Code, as amended by section 641(a) of the 
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (Public Law 
108-136; 117 Stat. 1511), is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)--
                    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking the second 
                sentence; and
                    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking ``50 percent'' 
                and inserting ``10 percent'';
            (2) by striking subsection (c); and
            (3) in subsection (e), by striking paragraphs (3) and (4).
    (b) Clerical Amendments.--(1) The heading for such section is 
amended by striking ``for disabilities rated 50 percent or higher''.
    (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 71 of such 
title is amended by striking ``for disabilities rated 50 percent or 
higher''.
    (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall 
take effect on the first day of the first month beginning on or after 
the date of the enactment of this Act and shall apply with respect to 
payments for months beginning on or after that day.
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