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provide for an assured adequate level of funding for veterans

health care. Companion Bill: S. 331 – Sen. Tim Johnson, (D-

SD), Referred to Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs.

H.R. 531 – Rep. Ed Case, (D-2-HI), 02/02/2005 – Referred to

the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. Amend Title 38, US

Code, to increase the allowance for burial expenses of certain

veterans.

H.R. 616 – Rep. Joe Baca, (D-43-CA), 02/08/2005 – Referred

to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. Provide for reduction

in the backlog of claims for benefits pending with the

Department of Veterans Affairs.

H.R. 693 – Rep. George Butterfield, (D-1-NC), 02/09/2005

Referred to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. Amend

Title 38, US Code, to require the Department of Veterans Affairs

pharmacies to dispense medications to veterans for prescriptions

written by private practitioners, and for other purposes.

S. 13 – Sen. Daniel Akaka, (D-HI), 01/24/2005 – Referred to the

Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. Amend Titles 10 and 38,

US Code, to expand and enhance health care, mental health,

transition and disability benefits for veterans, and for other purposes.

S. 146 – Sen. Daniel Inouye, (D-HI), 01/25/2005 – Referred to

the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. Amend Title 38, US

Code, to deem certain service in the organized military forces of

the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines and

the Philippine Scouts to have been active service for purposes of

benefits under programs administered by the Secretary of

Veterans Affairs.

S. 331 – Sen. Tim Johnson, (D-SD), 02/09/2005 – Referred to

the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. Amend Title 38, US

Code, to provide for an assured adequate level of funding for

veterans health care.

S. 481 – Sen. Daniel K. Akaka, (D-HI), 03/01/2005 – Referred

to Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. Amend Title 38, US

Code, to extend the period of eligibility for health care for combat

service in the Persian Gulf War or future hostilities from two

years to five years after discharge or release.

S. 614 – Sen. Arlen Specter, (R-PA), 03/14/2005 – Referred to

Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. Amend Title 38, US

Code, to permit medicare-eligible veterans to receive an outpatient

medication benefit, to provide that certain veterans who

receive such benefit are not otherwise eligible for medical care

and services from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Pay and Compensation

H.R. 808 – Rep. Henry Brown, (R-1-SC), 02/15/2005

Referred to House Committee on Armed Services. Amend Title

10, US Code, to repeal the offset from surviving spouse annuities

under the military Survivor Benefit Plan for amounts paid

by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs as Dependency and

Indemnity Compensation.

H.R. 968 – Rep. Jim Saxton, (R-3-NJ), 02/17/2005 – Referred

to House Committee on Armed Services. Amend Title 10, US

Code, to change the effective date for paid-up coverage under

the military Survivor Benefit Plan from October 1, 2008 to

October 1, 2005.

H.R. 995 – Rep. Jerry Weller, (R-11-IL), 03/01/2005 – Referred

to the House Committee on Armed Services. Amend Title 10,

US Code, to provide for the payment of Combat-Related Special

Compensation under that title to members of the Armed Forces

retired for disability with less than 20 years of military service

who were awarded the Purple Heart.

H.R. 1366 – Rep. Michael Bilirakis (R-9-FL), 03/17/2005

Referred to House Committee on Armed Services. Amend Title

10, US Code, to expand eligibility for Combat Related Special

Compensation paid by the uniformed services in order to permit

certain additional retired members who have a service-connected

disability to receive both disability compensation from the

Department of Veterans Affairs for that disability and Combat

Related Special Compensation by reason of that disability.

H.R. 2046 – Rep. Steve Buyer, (R-4-IN), 05/24/2005 – Passed

full House on May 23 and sent to Senate for action. Amend

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to limit premium increases on

reinstated health insurance on servicemembers who are released

from active military service.

H.R. 2076 – Rep. Michael Bilirakis, (R-9-FL), 05/04/2005

Referred to House Committee on Armed Services. Amend Title

10, US Code, to permit certain retired members of the uniformed

services who have a service-connected disability to

receive both disability compensation from the Department of

Veterans Affairs for their disability and either retired pay by reason

of their years of military service or CRSC.

H.R. 2832 – Rep. Sue W. Kelly, (R-NY), 06/09/2005 – Referred

to House Committee on Veterans Affairs. Establish certain conditions

on the Secretary of Veterans Affairs implementing any

recommendation of the CARES Commission that would have

the effect of eliminating or severely reducing any medical service

provided to veterans throughout the United States at

Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities.

HRES 270 – Rep. Jim Marshall, (D-3-GA), 05/10/2005

Referred to House Committee on Rules. A resolution providing

for consideration of the bill H.R. 303, to amend Title 10, US

Code, to permit certain additional retired members of the Armed

Forces who have a service-connected disability to receive both

disability compensation from the Department of Veterans

Affairs for their disability and either retired pay by reason of

their years of military service or CRSC and to eliminate the

phase-in period under current law with respect to such concurrent

receipt.

S. 185 – Sen. Ben Nelson, (D-FL), 01/26/2005 – Referred to the

Senate Committee on Armed Services. Amend Title 10, US

Code, to repeal the requirement for the reduction of certain

Survivor Benefit Plan annuities by the amount of Dependency

and Indemnity Compensation and to modify the effective date

for paid-up coverage under the Survivor Benefit Plan.

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2005

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