H.R.6933 - Caring for Survivors Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cox, TJ [D-CA-21] (Introduced 05/19/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/16/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6933 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/19/2020)
Caring for Survivors Act of 2020
This bill increases the monthly rate of dependency and indemnity compensation payable to surviving spouses through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The bill also adjusts the amount payable to surviving spouses and children of veterans who were rated as totally disabled for a period of less than 10 years before their death.
Finally, the bill authorizes the furnishing of dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses who remarry after the age of 55.