H.R.4054 - Benefit Rating Acceleration for Veteran Entitlements Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] (Introduced 11/06/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||11/06/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.|
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Summary: H.R.4054 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/06/2009)
Benefit Rating Acceleration for Veteran Entitlements Act of 2009 - Amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to treat as a disability for OASDI and SSI disability payment purposes any service-connected total disability, as rated and certified by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Applies the same treatment to related child's insurance and widow's and widower's insurance benefits.