H.R.5669 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase to $2,000 the amount of the Medal of Honor special pension under that title and to provide for payment of that pension to the surviving spouse of a deceased Medal of Honor recipient.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1] (Introduced 06/22/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/22/2006 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.5669 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/22/2006)
Increases from $1,000 to $2,000 the monthly special pension paid to Medal of Honor recipients.
Provides for payment of such pension to the surviving spouse of a deceased recipient as long as the surviving spouse was married to the recipient: (1) for one year or more; or (2) for any period of time if a child was born of the marriage or was born to them before the marriage.