H.R. 17255 (93rd): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code to extend the maximum entitlement to educational assistance for eligible veterans and eligible dependents from 36 to 45 months.

Oct 10, 1974 (93rd Congress, 1973–1974)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Lester Wolff
Representative for New York's 6th congressional district
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This bill was introduced on October 10, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Oct 10, 1974
Referred to Committee Oct 10, 1974

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2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)

House Veterans' Affairs

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Extends to forty-five months (presently thirty-six months) the maximum number of school months covered by veterans' educational benefits for eligible veterans. (Amends 38 U.S.C. 1661)

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