S. 257 (113th): GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2013


Feb 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Boozman

Senior Senator from Arkansas



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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require courses of education provided by public institutions of higher education that are approved for purposes of the educational assistance programs administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to charge veterans tuition and fees at the in-State tuition rate, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/7/2013--Introduced.GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), for purposes of the educational assistance programs administered by the Secretary, to disapprove courses of ... Read more >

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Feb 7, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 257”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (3R, 3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 357 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 3, 2014

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