Summary: H.R.11819 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.11819. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/03/1978)

Veterans' Disability Compensation and Survivor Benefits Act - Title I: Veterans' Disability Compensation Rates - Increases the rates of disability compensation for disabled veterans.

Title II: Survivors' Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Rates - Increases the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of disabled veterans.

Title III: Miscellaneous and Effective Date Provisions - Provides for an additional increase in dependency and indemnity compensation to a surviving spouse who is permanently housebound but ineligible for an aid and attendance allowance. Provides for retroactive dependency and indemnification compensation and war veterans pensions, to children whose entitlement is established after such compensation has already been awarded to a veteran's other children.

Reduces supplemental dependency and indemnity compensation for certain 18 year old children considered below such age for purposes of additional dependency and indemnity compensation to a surviving spouse.