S. 1211 (113th): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the use of the phrases GI Bill and Post-9/11 GI Bill to give a false impression of approval or endorsement by the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Jun 20, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 20, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Boxer

Junior Senator from California



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2013
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Summary (CRS)

6/20/2013--Introduced.Prohibits any person, except with written permission from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, from using the phrases "GI Bill" and "Post-9/11 GI Bill" in connection with any promotion, goods, services, ... Read more >

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Jun 20, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1211”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (14D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 2413 (Related)
Restoring Veterans Trust Act of 2014

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 2, 2014

S. 1982 (Related)
Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2014

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