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H.R. 2167: GI Bill National Emergency Extended Deadline Act

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for extensions of the time limitations for use of entitlement under Department of Veterans Affairs educational assistance programs by reason of school closures due to emergency and other situations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Mikie Sherrill

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2021
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Mar 23, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on May 4, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 4, 2021.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

house passes 9 Bost backed veterans bills
    — Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12] on May 18, 2021

Rep. Peters Supports Bipartisan Bills Passed by House to Help Our Nations Veterans
    — Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA52] on May 18, 2021

the daily leader: tuesday, may 18, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 17, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2167 will add $74 million in new spending through 2031.

History

Mar 23, 2021
 
Introduced

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

May 4, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 14, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

May 14, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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May 18, 2021
 
Text Published

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H.R. 2167 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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