H.R.6980 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the amount of the Medal of Honor special pension provided under that title by up to $1,000.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1] (Introduced 09/22/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/25/2008 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6980 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (09/24/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Amends federal veterans law to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, subject to the availability of appropriations, to increase by up to $1,000 a month the rate of the Medal of Honor special pension.
Terminates such authority at the end of FY2013.