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S. 1362 (115th): Guard and Reservists Education Improvement Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 15, 2017 (Introduced).


II

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1362

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 15, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to consolidate certain eligibility tiers under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Guard and Reservists Education Improvement Act.

2.

Consolidation of certain eligibility tiers under Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs

(a)

Entitlement

Section 3311(b) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (6)(A), by striking 12 months and inserting 6 months;

(2)

by striking paragraph (7); and

(3)

by redesignating paragraphs (8) and (9) as paragraphs (7) and (8), respectively.

(b)

Amount of educational assistance

Section 3313(c) of such title is amended by striking paragraph (7).

(c)

Conforming amendments

Sections 3311, 3313, 3316, 3322, and 3679 of such title are further amended—

(1)

in section 3311(f), by striking paragraph (9) each place it appears and inserting paragraph (8);

(2)

in section 3313—

(A)

in subsection (c)(1), in the matter before subparagraph (A), by striking (9) and inserting (8);

(B)

in subsection (d), by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) each place it appears and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6);

(C)

in subsection (e)(2)(C)—

(i)

by striking paragraphs (3) through (8) and inserting paragraphs (3) through (7); and

(ii)

by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6);

(D)

in subsection (f)(2)(A)(ii), by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6);

(E)

in subsection (g)(3)—

(i)

in subparagraph (A)(iv)—

(I)

by striking paragraphs (3) through (8) and inserting paragraphs (3) through (7); and

(II)

by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6);

(ii)

in subparagraph (B)(iii)—

(I)

by striking paragraphs (3) through (8) and inserting paragraphs (3) through (7); and

(II)

by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6);

(iii)

in subparagraph (C)(ii)—

(I)

in subclause (I), by striking (9) and inserting (8); and

(II)

in subclause (II)—

(aa)

by striking paragraphs (3) through (8) and inserting paragraphs (3) through (7); and

(bb)

by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6); and

(iv)

in subparagraph (D)(ii)—

(I)

in subclause (I), by striking (9) and inserting (8); and

(II)

in subclause (II)—

(aa)

by striking paragraphs (3) through (8) and inserting paragraphs (3) through (7); and

(bb)

by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6); and

(F)

in subsection (h), by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6);

(3)

in section 3316—

(A)

in subsection (a)(1), by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6); and

(B)

in subsection (b)(1), by striking paragraphs (2) through (7) and inserting paragraphs (2) through (6);

(4)

in section 3322—

(A)

in subsection (e), by striking 3311(b)(9) and inserting 3311(b)(8);

(B)

in subsection (f), by striking 3311(b)(9) and inserting 3311(b)(8); and

(C)

in subsection (h)(2), by striking 3311(b)(9) and inserting 3311(b)(8); and

(5)

in section 3679(c)(2)(B)(i), by striking 3311(b)(9) and inserting 3311(b)(8).