US HB6168 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on June 1 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-06-01 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Pending: Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

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

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-06-01SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2020-05-28HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-05-28HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2327)
2020-05-28HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6168.
2020-05-28HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2327-2328)
2020-05-28HouseMr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2020-03-12HouseOrdered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
2020-03-12HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2020-03-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2020-03-10HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB1200 (Related) 2019-09-26 - Became Public Law No: 116-58. (TXT | PDF)
SB2072 (Related) 2019-07-10 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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