H.R.1732 - To provide alternative retired pay rates under title 10, United States Code, and alternative disability compensation rates under title 38, United States Code, for members of the Armed Forces with a combat-related disability, with such rates based on the average monthly salary for high school graduates in the United States, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] (Introduced 03/28/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/20/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.1732 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/28/2007)
Directs the Secretary of the military department concerned, in the case of a regular or reserve member of the Armed Forces with a combat-related disability who is entitled to monthly retired pay, to permit such member to elect an alternative retired pay rate based on $2,917, the average monthly salary for high school graduates in the United States.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, with respect to veterans with service-connected disabilities, to permit such veterans to elect to receive a monthly compensation of $2,917 (in the case of a service-connected disability rated as total) or a percentage of such amount (depending on the percentage rating of the disability).