H.R. 179: Franchise Education for Veterans Act

Introduced:
Jan 04, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Tim Griffin
Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 04, 2013
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3351 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 03, 2011

S. 938 (Related)
Franchise Education for Veterans Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 4, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jan 04, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 04, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to allow certain veterans to use educational assistance provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs for franchise training.

Summary

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Cosponsors
none
Committees

House Armed Services

Military Personnel

House Veterans' Affairs

Economic Opportunity

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Library of Congress Summary

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1/4/2013--Introduced.
Franchise Education for Veterans Act - Allows eligible individuals to use Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) veterans' educational assistance benefits for franchise training. Provides training assistance limits for each 12-month period, prohibiting an individual from receiving more than 12 months and more than $15,000 of such assistance.
Authorizes such training assistance under the post-9/11 veterans' educational assistance program, with the same assistance limits.

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