New Cosponsor — May 7, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK]
The bill now has 6 cosponsors (3 Democrats, 3 Republicans).
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Feb 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Arkansas
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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2013
Length: 4 pages
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 357 (113th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 257 (113th).
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 257 — 113th Congress: GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s257
“S. 257 — 113th Congress: GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s257>
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