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H.R. 5538 (115th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the inclusion of certain additional periods of active duty service for purposes of suspending charges to veterans’ entitlement to educational assistance under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs during periods of suspended participation in vocational rehabilitation programs.

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Scott Peters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 52nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Apr 17, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 24, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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What legislators are saying

Expanded Job Training for Vets, GI Bill Changes and More
    — Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA52] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2018

Kuster Backed Bills to Support Veterans and Their Families, Save VA Money Pass House
    — Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 25, 2018

The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of July 23, 2018
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Jul 23, 2018

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History

Apr 17, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 23, 2018
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

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Jul 12, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 20, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Jul 24, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 24, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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H.R. 5538 (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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