Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act

Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act

This Bill has:
17% Democratic Support in the Senate
Passed the House by a Voice Vote

   








     

    This bill has Passed the House by a voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
    This bill was introduced by Mike Bost in the house and Johnny Isakson in the senate. Both of whom are Republicans. 
    This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2017, 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. Each such increase shall be the same percentage as the increase in benefits provided under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, on the same effective date.
House Bill: H.R. 1329
Democratic Support: 8
Introduced by: Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] (Introduced 03/02/2017)
Latest Action: 05/24/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Cosponsors:
Senate Bill: S. 784
Democratic Support: 8
Introduced by: Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] (Introduced 03/30/2017)
Latest Action: 05/17/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.


Cosponsors:

Bernie Sanders on Cost-of-Living Adjustment