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H.R. 4830 (115th): SIT-REP Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4830, as amended, would amend 38 U.S. Code § 3679 so that a school is not eligible for GI Bill benefits unless it adopts a policy that protects eligible student veterans, survivors, or dependents from policies that . penalize these students for their inability to meet the institution’s financial obligations because of a delayed GI Bill payment. Penalties that are prohibited include the assessment of late fees; the denial of access to classes, libraries or other institutional facilities; or the requirement of borrowing additional funds. The VA can ...

Sponsor and status

Gus Bilirakis

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jan 18, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 2248: Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 31, 2018. (compare text)

History

Jan 18, 2018
 
Introduced

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Mar 20, 2018
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 11, 2018
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 8, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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May 21, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 21, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

H.R. 4830 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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