H.R. 3577 (111th): Education Assistance to Realign New Eligibilities for Dependents (EARNED) Act of 2009


Sep 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ciro Rodriguez

Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United State Code, to provide authority for certain members of the Armed Forces who have served 20 years on active duty to transfer entitlement to Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to their dependents.

Summary (CRS)

9/15/2009--Introduced.Education Assistance to Realign New Eligibilities for Dependents (EARNED) Act of 2009 - Allows any former member of the Armed Forces who has 20 years of active-duty service as of ... Read more >

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Sep 15, 2009

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Mar 4, 2010
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3577”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (23D, 5R) (show)
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