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H.R. 925 (115th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility for monthly stipends paid under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program for certain members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces.

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 7, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 925

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2017

(for himself, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Byrne, Mr. Cook, Mr. Collins of New York, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Issa, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, Mr. Jones, Mr. Joyce of Ohio, Ms. Pingree, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Stefanik, Mr. Walz, and Mr. Wittman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility for monthly stipends paid under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program for certain members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces.

1.

Monthly stipend for certain members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces

(a)

In general

Section 3313 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(j)

Determination of monthly stipends during certain active duty service

(1)

Pro rata basis

In any month in which an individual described in paragraph (2) is performing active duty service described in section 3301(1)(B) of this title, the Secretary shall determine the amount of monthly stipends payable under this section for such month on a pro rata basis for the period of such month in which the covered individual is not performing such active duty service.

(2)

Individual described

An individual described in this paragraph is an individual who is—

(A)

a member of the reserve components of the Armed Forces; and

(B)

pursuing a program of education using educational assistance under this chapter.

.

(b)

Application

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to a quarter, semester, or term, as applicable, commencing on or after August 1, 2017.

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