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H.R. 2642 (110th): Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008


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Source: Wikipedia

The Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 is Title V of the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2008, Pub.L. 110–252, H.R. 2642, an Act of Congress which became law on June 30, 2008. The act amended Part III of Title 38, United States Code to include a new Chapter 33, which expands the educational benefits for military veterans who have served since September 11, 2001. At various times the new education benefits have been referred to as the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the 21st Century G.I. Bill of Rights, or the Webb G.I. Bill, with many current references calling it simply the new G.I. Bill. President George W. Bush signed H.R. 2642 into law on June 30, 2008.

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Sponsor and status

Thomas “Chet” Edwards

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2008
Length: 94 pages
Introduced
Jun 11, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 30, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 30, 2008.

Law
Pub.L. 110-252
Source

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President George Bush [R, 2001-2009]: H.R. 2642 - Military Construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 (Jun 13, 2007)

What legislators are saying

Inhofe Announces Fort Sill Funding
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] on Jun 30, 2008

Burr Statement On The Passage Of The Supplemental Funding Bill
    — Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC] on Jun 26, 2008

Cardin, mikulski announce senate passage of nearly $287.1 million for aberdeen proving ground
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] on Sep 6, 2007

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

History

Jun 11, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jun 11, 2007
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 15, 2007
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 6, 2007
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Sep 6, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Sep 7, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate with an Amendment.

May 16, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

May 22, 2008
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

May 22, 2008
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

May 23, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate with an Amendment 2.

Jun 19, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment 2.

Jun 26, 2008
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 30, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2642 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2642. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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