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S. 1598 (115th): Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John “Johnny” Isakson

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Georgia. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2017
Length: 70 pages
Introduced
Jul 20, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 3218: Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 16, 2017. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

Isakson Introduces Comprehensive G.I. Bill Reforms
    — Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA] (Sponsor) on Jul 20, 2017

Heller Joins the President as He Signs Bipartisan Bill to Improve Care for Nevadas Veterans Into Law
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 6, 2018

VETERANS: Sen. Murray Applauds Big Step Forward on Effort to Expand G.I. Bill
    — Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 2, 2017

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History

Jul 20, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 26, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 1598 (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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