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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for parents, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (3)

09/18/1978Passed/agreed to in House: Measure passed House.
05/31/1978Reported to House from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, H. Rept. 95-1227.
04/05/1978Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date Chamber
09/19/1978SenateReferred to Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs.
09/18/1978HouseMeasure passed House.
09/18/1978HouseMeasure considered in House.
09/18/1978HouseMeasure called up by unanimous consent in House.
05/31/1978HouseReported to House from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, H. Rept. 95-1227.
04/05/1978HouseReferred to House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
04/05/1978HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (9)

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Rep. Wylie, Chalmers P. [R-OH-15]
Rep. Roberts, Ray [D-TX-4]
Rep. Hammerschmidt, John P. [R-AR-3]
Rep. Teague, Olin E. [D-TX-6]
Rep. Brinkley, Jack [D-GA-3]
Rep. Hefner, W. G. (Bill) [D-NC-8]
Rep. Hall, Sam B., Jr. [D-TX-1]
Rep. Edgar, Robert W. [D-PA-7]
Rep. Guyer, Tennyson [R-OH-4]

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs04/05/1978 Referred to
05/31/1978 Reported by H.Rept 95-1227
Senate Veterans' Affairs09/19/1978 Referred to

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Subjects (6)

Latest Summary (2)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (05/31/1978)

(Reported to House from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, H. Rept. 95-1227)

Increases the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the parents of veterans who died in active military service or from a service-connected disability.

Increases the monthly rate of wartime death compensation payable to a widow or dependent parent if the payee is a patient in a nursing home or helpless or blind.