Summary: H.R.4965 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/10/1986)

Amends veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation provisions to eliminate any length-of-marriage requirement necessary in order for the surviving spouse of a veteran (and such veteran's children) to be entitled to dependency and indemnity compensation due to the death of certain veterans with service-connected disabilities. (Currently, a surviving spouse must have been married to such a veteran for not less than two years before becoming eligible for such benefits).