To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the entitlement of surviving spouses of members of the Armed Forces who die while serving on active duty to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 27, 2010
Length: 4 pages
May 27, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 27, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 27, 2010
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H.R. 5443 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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