skip to main content

S. 4089 (117th): Veterans Rapid Retraining Assistance Program Restoration and Recovery Act of 2022

A bill to restore entitlement to educational assistance under Veterans Rapid Retraining Program in cases of a closure of an educational institution or a disapproval of a program of education, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Richard Durbin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

Read Text »
Last Updated: May 20, 2022
Length: 2 pages
Apr 26, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 7, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 7, 2022.

Pub.L. 117-138

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Durbin, D. Davis, Underwood Mark Senate Passage Of Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program Restoration And Recovery Act
    — Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] (Sponsor) on Apr 27, 2022

the daily leader: wednesday, may 18, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 18, 2022

Underwoods Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Oversight and Promote Accountability at VA Passes the House
    — Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL14] on May 18, 2022

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 4089 will add $6 million in new spending through 2032.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 7243: Veterans Rapid Retraining Assistance Program Restoration Act of 2022

Introduced on Mar 28, 2022. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Apr 26, 2022

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

Apr 26, 2022
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.

May 13, 2022
Text Published

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

May 18, 2022
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.

Jun 7, 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 4089 (117th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 4089. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 4089 — 117th Congress: Veterans Rapid Retraining Assistance Program Restoration and Recovery Act of 2022.” 2022. March 29, 2023 <>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from, the official portal of the United States Congress. is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.