Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 3.djvu/84

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113 STAT. 1602 PUBLIC LAW 106-118—NOV. 30, 1999 (15) by striking "$3,426" each place it appears in subsections (o) and (p) and inserting "$3,553"; (16) by striking "$1,471" and "$2,190" in subsection (r) and inserting "$1,525" and "$2,271", respectively; and (17) by striking "$2,199" in subsection (s) and inserting "$2,280". 38 USC 1114 (b) SPECIAL RULE. —The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may ^°^- authorize administratively, consistent with the increases authorized by this section, the rates of disability compensation payable to persons within the purview of section 10 of Public Law 85-857 who are not in receipt of compensation payable pursuant to chapter 11 of title 38, United States Code. SEC. 3. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR DEPENDENTS. Section 1115(1) is amended— (1) by striking "$114" in clause (A) and inserting "$117"; (2) by striking "$195" and "$60" in clause (B) and inserting "$201" and "$61", respectively; (3) by striking "$78" and "$60" in clause (C) and inserting "$80" and "$61", respectively; (4) by striking "$92" in clause (D) and inserting "$95"; (5) by striking "$215" in clause (E) and inserting "$222"; and (6) by striking "$180" in clause (F) and inserting "$186". SEC. 4. CLOTHING ALLOWANCE FOR CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS. Section 1162 is amended by striking "$528" and inserting " $546". SEC. 5. DEPENDENCY AND INDEMNITY COMPENSATION FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES. (a) NEW LAW RATES.— Section 1311(a) is amended— (1) by striking "$850" in paragraph (1) and inserting "$881"; and (2) by striking "$185" in paragraph (2) and inserting "$191". (b) OLD LAW RATES.—The table in section 1311(a)(3) is amended to read as follows: Monthly Monthly "Pay grade rate Pay grade rate E-1 $881 W-4 $1,054 E-2 881 0-1 930 E-3 881 0-2 962 E^ 881 0-3 1,028 E-5 881 0-4 1,087 E-6 881 0-5 1,198 E-7 911 0-6 1,349 E-8 962 0-7 1,458 E-9 1,0031 0-8 1,598 W-1 930 0-9 1,712 W-2 968 O-IO 1,8782 W-3 997 "If the veteran served as sergeant msgor of the Army, senior enlisted advisor of the Navy, chief master sergeant of the Air Force, sergeant megor of the Marine Corps, or master chief petty officer of the Coast Guard, at the applicable time designated by section 1302 of this title, the surviving spouse's rate shall be $1,082. "If the veteran served as Chairman or Vice-Cheiirman 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 1302 of this title, the surviving spouse's rate shall be $2,013. ".