Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 111 Part 3.djvu/69

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PUBLIC LAW 105-98—NOV. 19, 1997 111 STAT. 2157 (b) OLD LAW RATES.—The table in subsection (a)(3) is amended to read as follows: Monthly Monthly "Pay grade rate Pay grade rate E-1 $850 W-4 $1,017 E-2 850 0-1 898 E-3 850 0-2 928 E-4 850 0-3 992 E-5 850 0-4 1,049 E-6 850 0-5 1,155 E-7 879 0-6 1,302 E-8 928 0-7 1,406 E-9 1968 0-8 1,541 W-1 898 0-9 1,651 W-2 934 O-IO 21^811 W-3 962 "If the veteran served as sergeant major of the Army, senior enlisted advisor of the Navy, chief master sergeant of the Air Force, sergeant major of the Marine Corps, or master chief petty officer of the Coast Guard, at the applicable time designated by section 402 of this title, the surviving spouse's rate shall be $1,044. "If the veteran served as Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chief of Staff of the Army, Chief of Naval Operations, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Commandant of the Marine Corps, or Commandant of the Coast Guard, at the applicable time designated by section 402 of this title, the surviving spouse's rate shall be $1,941.". (c) ADDITIONAL DIG FOR CHILDREN. —Section 1311(b) is amended by striking out "$100" and all that follows and inserting in lieu thereof "$215 for each such child.". (d) AID AND ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE.— Section 1311(c) is amended by striking out "$195" and inserting in lieu thereof "$215". (e) HOUSEBOUND RATE.— Section 1311(d) is amended by striking out "$95" and inserting in Heu thereof "$104". SEC. 6. DEPENDENCY AND INDEMNITY COMPENSATION FOR CHILDREN. (a) Die FOR ORPHAN CHILDREN.—Section 1313(a) is amended— (1) by striking out "$327" in paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof "$361"; (2) by striking out "$471" in paragraph (2) and inserting in lieu thereof "$520"; (3) by striking out "$610" in paragraph (3) and inserting in heu thereof "$675"; and (4) by striking out "$610" and "$120" in paragraph (4) and inserting in lieu thereof "$675" and "$132", respectively. (b) SUPPLEMENTAL DIC FOR DISABLED ADULT CHILDREN.— Section 1314 is amended— (1) by striking out "$195" in subsection (a) and inserting in lieu thereof "$215"; (2) by striking out "$327" in subsection (b) and inserting in Heu thereof "$361"; and (3) by striking out "$166" in subsection (c) and inserting in lieu thereof "$182".