H. R. 1379
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 7, 2017
Mr. Peters (for himself, Mr. Walz, Mr. Mast, and Mr. Bergman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the entitlement to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs for members of the Armed Forces awarded the Purple Heart.
Educational assistance under Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program for members of the Armed Forces awarded the Purple Heart
Section 3311(b) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
An individual who is awarded the Purple Heart for service in the Armed Forces occurring on or after September 11, 2001.
Amount of assistance
Section 3313(c)(1) of such title is amended by striking
or (9) and inserting
(9), or (10).