H.R.5826 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-23] (Introduced 04/16/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 110-643|
|Latest Action:||05/22/2008 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
|Notes:||For further action, see S.2617, which became Public Law 110-324 on 9/24/2008.|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.5826 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (05/21/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2008, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled adult children, and dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children.
Requires each such increase to be the same percentage as the increase in benefits provided under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, on the same effective date.