S.1209 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the amount of special pension for Medal of Honor recipients, and for other purposes.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] (Introduced 05/23/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/15/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-215. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1209 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/23/2017)
This bill increases the special monthly pension for living Medal of Honor recipients.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) shall not make an annual pension increase for such recipients, effective December 1, 2017, if the increased monthly pension under this bill takes effect before such date. If the VA does not make the December 1, 2017 increase, however, annual increases shall resume as of December 1, 2018.