H.R.2943 - Benefit Rating Acceleration for Veteran Entitlements Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] (Introduced 06/28/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||07/06/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.|
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Summary: H.R.2943 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/28/2007)
Benefit Rating Acceleration for Veteran Entitlements Act of 2007 - Amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to treat as a disability for OASDI and SSI disability payment purposes any service-connected total disability, as rated and certified by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Applies the same treatment to related child's insurance and widow's and widower's insurance benefits.