S. 3447 (111th): Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010

Introduced:

May 27, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 4, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 4, 2011.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-377

Sponsor:

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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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History

May 27, 2010
 
Introduced

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Aug 5, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

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Dec 13, 2010
 
Passed Senate

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Dec 16, 2010
 
Passed House

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

Jan 4, 2011
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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Details

Cosponsors
35 cosponsors (30D, 4R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Dec 16, 2010 2:29 p.m.
Passed 409/3

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2010

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