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Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020

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A bill to increase, effective as of December 1, 2020, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes.


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09/15/2020Introduced in Senate

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09/15/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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Senate Veterans' Affairs09/15/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (09/15/2020)

Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020

This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2020, 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.

The percentage increase in benefits shall be the same as the cost-of-living increase for Social Security recipients.