On January 3, 2013, Representative Joe Wilson of South Carolina introduced H.R. 32, the Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act.
This bill would repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of survivors Dependency and Indemnity Compensation. This bill is in accordance with a longstanding DAV resolution, passed each year by the delegates to our National Convention. H.R. 32 has 19 cosponsors and was referred to the House Armed Services Committee on January 3, 2013
Please use the prepared e-mail or draft your own to request that your Representative supports this important bill and ask that it be brought to the floor for a vote and passed as soon as possible.
Thank you for all you do for veterans and their families.