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 in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 10, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lester Wolff
Representative for New York's 6th congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
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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Oct 10, 1974


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