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H.R. 1265 (113th): To require the continuation of tuition assistance programs for members of the Armed Forces for the remainder of fiscal year 2013.


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 19, 2013 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1265

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 19, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, and Mr. Gibson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To require the continuation of tuition assistance programs for members of the Armed Forces for the remainder of fiscal year 2013.

1.

Requirement for continuation of authorized tuition assistance programs for members of the Armed Forces for remainder of fiscal year 2013

(a)

In general

The Secretaries of the military departments shall carry out tuition assistance programs for members of the Armed Forces during the remainder of fiscal year 2013 using amounts specified in subsection (b).

(b)

Amounts

The minimum amount used by the Secretary of a military department for tuition assistance for members of an Armed Force under the jurisdiction of that Secretary pursuant to subsection (a) shall be not less than—

(1)

the amount appropriated or otherwise made available by the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 for tuition assistance programs for members of that Armed Force, minus

(2)

an amount that is not more than the percentage of the reduction required to the Operation and Maintenance account for that Armed Force for fiscal year 2013 by the budget sequester required by section 251A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.