Federal - HR 1200

Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2019

Introduced

February 13, 2019

Description

A bill to increase, effective as of December 1, 2019, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 14

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  • May 21, 2019 — Measure passed in the House by voice vote, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H4043

  • May 21, 2019 — Takano, D-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H4042-H4043

  • May 15, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Kind, (D-Wis.)
  • May 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Allred, (D-Texas)Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)
    Carter, E.L. (R-Ga.)Radewagen, (R-A.S.)
  • May 8, 2019 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

    May 8, 2019 — Committee Vote: En Bloc Measures and Amendment — Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (en bloc, as amended) by voice vote.

  • May 2, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Cole, (R-Okla.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)
    Katko, (R-N.Y.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
  • May 1, 2019 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

  • April 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Case, (D-Hawaii)Escobar, (D-Texas)Lee, (D-Nev.)
  • March 26, 2019 — Subcommittee hearing postponed by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

  • Feb. 13, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Bost, (R-Ill.)
  • Feb. 13, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. H1582