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  • EnactedNovember 21st, 2013
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The house Passed November 12th, 2013
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
  • The senate Passed October 28th, 2013
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedMay 8th, 2013

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Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2013, in 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.


Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase, as of December 1, 2013, 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. Requires each such increase to 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.

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