S.784 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] (Introduced 03/30/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/17/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-299. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.784 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/30/2017)
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017
This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2017, 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.
Each such increase shall 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.