H.R.6679 - Veterans VOW Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-18] (Introduced 08/24/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/24/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6679 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/24/2018)
Veterans Valuing Our Widows and Widowers Act or the Veterans VOW Act
This bill requires the payment of a Medal of Honor special pension to the surviving spouse of a deceased Medal of Honor recipient if that person was married to the recipient for (1) at least one year prior to the veteran's death; or (2) any period of time if a child was born of the marriage or was born to them before the marriage.
The bill increases the special pension for a living Medal of Honor recipient to $1329.58 per month.