S.2259 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 03/29/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/12/2012 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.4114, which became Public Law 112-198 on 11/27/2012.|
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Summary: S.2259 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/29/2012)
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase, as of December 1, 2012, 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.