Summary: H.R.5881 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5881. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/25/2006)

Disabled Veterans Tax Termination Act - Amends federal military retired pay provisions to: (1) permit veterans with a service-connected disability of less than 50% to claim both retired pay and disability compensation; (2) eliminate provisions requiring a phase in between January 1, 2004, and December 31, 2013, of concurrent receipt of retired pay and disability compensation; (3) eliminate the four-year phase in of concurrent receipt of retired pay and disability compensation for disabled veterans determined to be individually unemployable; (4) permit certain veterans with combat-related disabilities (Chapter 61 retirees) to claim both retired pay and disability compensation; and (5) extend combat-related special compensation to certain veterans with less than 20 years of service who have a combat-related disability (TERA retirees).