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H.R. 4162: GI Bill Planning Act of 2019

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the period under which an election must be made for entitlement to educational assistance under the All-Volunteer Educational Assistance Program of Department of Veterans Affairs, to phase out the use of such program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jack Bergman

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Aug 6, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 12, 2019

This bill passed in the House on November 12, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
36% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Bergman, Rice Introduce GI Bill Planning Act
    — Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI1] (Sponsor) on Sep 7, 2019

Reps. Rice, Bergman Introduce GI Bill Planning Act
    — Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY4] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 7, 2019

Honoring veterans in Rockdale County
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] on Nov 13, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4162 will save $199 million through 2029.

History

Aug 6, 2019
 
Introduced

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Oct 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 8, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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Nov 12, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Signed by the President

H.R. 4162 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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