Text: H.R.2938 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 116-52 (08/26/2019)
[116th Congress Public Law 52]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]
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Public Law 116-52
To exempt from the calculation of monthly income certain benefits paid
by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of
Defense. <<NOTE: Aug. 23, 2019 - [H.R. 2938]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Honoring
American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019. 11 USC 101 note.>>
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Honoring American Veterans in Extreme
Need Act of 2019'' or the ``HAVEN Act''.
SEC. 2. DEFINITION OF CURRENT MONTHLY INCOME.
Section 101(10A) of title 11, United States Code, is amended by
striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:
``(B)(i) includes any amount paid by any entity
other than the debtor (or in a joint case the debtor and
the debtor's spouse), on a regular basis for the
household expenses of the debtor or the debtor's
dependents (and in a joint case the debtor's spouse if
not otherwise a dependent); and
``(I) benefits received under the Social
Security Act (42 U.S.C. 301 et seq.);
``(II) payments to victims of war crimes or
crimes against humanity on account of their status
as victims of such crimes;
``(III) payments to victims of international
terrorism or domestic terrorism, as those terms
are defined in section 2331 of title 18, on
account of their status as victims of such
``(IV) any monthly compensation, pension, pay,
annuity, or allowance paid under title 10, 37, or
38 in connection with a disability, combat-related
injury or disability, or death of a member of the
uniformed services, except that any retired pay
excluded under this subclause shall include
retired pay paid under chapter 61 of title 10 only
to the extent that such retired pay exceeds the
amount of retired pay to which the debtor would
otherwise be entitled if retired under any
provision of title 10 other than chapter 61 of
SEC. 3. DETERMINATION OF BUDGETARY EFFECTS.
The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with
the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by
reference to the latest statement titled ``Budgetary Effects of
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PAYGO Legislation'' for this Act, submitted for printing in the
Congressional Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee,
provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on
Approved August 23, 2019.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2938:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 116-169 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 165 (2019):
July 23, considered and passed House.
Aug. 1, considered and passed Senate.