H.R. 5933 (111th): Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010

Introduced:
Jul 29, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 3447 (same title)
Signed by the President — Jan 04, 2011

Sponsor
Walter Minnick
Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 29, 2010
Length
20 pages
Related Bills
S. 3447 (Related)
Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010

Signed by the President
Jan 04, 2011

H.R. 6430 (Related)
Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvement Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2010

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 29, 2010
Referred to Committee Jul 29, 2010
 
Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve educational assistance for veterans who served in the Armed Forces after September 11, 2001, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
125 cosponsors (111D, 14R) (show)
Committees

House Veterans' Affairs

Economic Opportunity

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7/29/2010--Introduced.
Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010 - Revises provisions concerning the post-9/11 veterans' educational assistance program to, among other things:
(1) revise definitions concerning eligibility, and include certain National Guard service as service qualifying for such assistance;
(2) revise assistance amounts (including monthly stipends), and types of approved programs of education;
(3) allow the pursuit of educational programs at institutions other than institutions of higher learning, including on-job training and apprenticeships, flight training, and correspondence courses;
(4) provide an assistance amount for programs of education pursued while on active duty;
(5) repeal the limit on the use of such assistance for the payment of only one licensing or certification test;
(6) allow an individual entitled to supplemental educational assistance to transfer such entitlement to the post-9/11 program;
(7) bar the duplication of benefits under other educational assistance programs;
(8) increase the amount of the reporting fee paid by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to an educational institution for providing information concerning an individual's enrollment in a program of education;
(9) extend to certain National Guard and reserve personnel members eligibility to receive public-private contributions for additional educational assistance;
(10) reauthorize through 2016 the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education; and
(11) revise cost-of-living adjustments under the Montgomery GI Bill educational assistance program.
Provides an alternate subsistence allowance amount for veterans entitled to such allowance due to service-connected disabilities.

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