H.R. 8701 (95th): GI Bill Improvements Act

An Act to amend title 38, United States Code to increase the rates of vocational rehabilitation, educational assistance and special training allowance paid to eligible veterans and persons, to make improvements in the educational assistance programs, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Aug 2, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 23, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 23, 1977.

Law:

Pub.L. 95-202

Sponsor:

Olin Teague

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 23, 1977

History

Aug 2, 1977
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 12, 1977
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 19, 1977
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Nov 3, 1977
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Nov 4, 1977
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 23, 1977
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 8701 (95th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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