H.R.2243 - Surviving Spouses' Benefit Improvement Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-4] (Introduced 05/05/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/08/2009 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2243 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/05/2009)
Surviving Spouses' Benefit Improvement Act of 2009 - Increases the monthly rates of veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation payable to surviving spouses through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Prohibits benefits under any other law (other than duplication of benefits) from being reduced or offset because the surviving spouse is eligible for dependency and indemnity compensation.