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Text of the Chris Kotch VA Education Access Act

This bill was introduced on February 8, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 8, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 604

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 8, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of certain individuals with service-connected disabilities who transfer to reserve components before discharge from the Armed Forces.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Chris Kotch VA Education Access Act .

2.

Eligibility for Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of certain individuals with service-connected disabilities who transfer to reserve components before discharge from the Armed Forces

(a)

Eligibility

Section 3311(b)(2)(B) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking is discharged or released from active duty in the Armed Forces and inserting is discharged or released from the Armed Forces or transferred to the temporary disability retirement list.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–252).