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S. 3503: A bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational institutions, and for other purposes.


Sponsor and status

Jerry Moran

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Kansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Mar 16, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 21, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 21, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-128
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Dan Kildee Announces Assistance for Student Veterans During Coronavirus Outbreak
    — Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI5] on Mar 25, 2020

Higgins Announces Passage of Legislation to Provide Continued Support of GI Benefits During Coronavirus
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] on Mar 19, 2020

Rep. Cuellar on House Passage of GI Bill Flexibility for Student Veterans
    — Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX28] on Mar 19, 2020

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Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3450: A bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner ...

Introduced on Mar 11, 2020. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 6194: To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs ...

Introduced on Mar 11, 2020. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 16, 2020
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 16, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Mar 19, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 21, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3503 is 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.

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