H.R.5155 - Combat Veterans Debt Elimination Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] (Introduced 01/29/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/12/2008 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5155 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/29/2008)
Combat Veterans Debt Elimination Act of 2008 - Prohibits the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from collecting debts owed to the United States by certain veterans who die as a result of a service-connected disability incurred or aggravated on active duty in a war after the Persian Gulf War or a combat zone after September 11, 2001, if the Secretary determines, in his or her discretion, that the termination of collection is in the best interest of the United States.
Excepts any amounts owed the United States under federal housing and small business loan programs from such prohibition on debt collection.