S.1131 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA] (Introduced 05/22/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 108-163|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/14/2003 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 306. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R. 1683, which became Public Law 108-147 on 12/3/2003.|
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Summary: S.1131 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (10/14/2003)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2003 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2003, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled adult children, 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.