Summary: H.R.1407 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (05/23/2011)

Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase, as of December 1, 2011, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled veterans, 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.

Andrew Connolly Veterans' Housing Act - Extends through 2016 the authority of the Secretary to provide specially adapted housing assistance to certain disabled veterans residing temporarily in housing owned by a family member.