Text: H.R.2968 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/19/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2968

To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the required reduction in the amount of the accelerated death benefit payable to certain terminally ill persons insured under Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance or Veterans’ Group Life Insurance.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 19, 2009

Mrs. Kirkpatrick of Arizona (for herself and Mr. Jones) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the required reduction in the amount of the accelerated death benefit payable to certain terminally ill persons insured under Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance or Veterans’ Group Life Insurance.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Elimination of reduction in amount of accelerated death benefit for terminally ill persons insured under SGLI or VGLI.

(a) Elimination of reduction.—Section 1980(b)(1) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking “reduced by” and all that follows through “the Secretary”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to a payment of an accelerated death benefit under section 1980 of title 38, United States Code, made after the date of the enactment of this Act.