S. 2179 (112th): Military and Veterans Educational Reform Act of 2012


Mar 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Webb

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2012
Length: 36 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve oversight of educational assistance provided under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Defense, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/8/2012--Introduced.Military and Veterans Educational Reform Act of 2012 - Allows the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Secretary) or a state approving agency (SAA) to approve, for purposes of veterans' educational assistance ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 8, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2179”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (13D, 2R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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