National Affairs: Economy Bill

Reduce all Civil War pensions 10%.

Repeal all Spanish War pension laws.

Repeal all World War compensation and allowance laws.

Create four groups of pensioners: 1) veterans disabled in military service; 2) veterans totally and permanently disabled in civil life; 3) widows and orphans of veterans dying as the result of military disabilities; 4) widows and orphans of all veterans in service before 1917.

Fix disability pensions at from $6 to $275 per month, death pensions from $12 to $75.

Authorize the President to classify all eligible pensioners and decree the payments to each.


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