S. 2592 (96th): G I Bill Amendments Act of 1980


Apr 22, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 22, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan Cranston

Senator from California


About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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 preclude tutorial assistance to eligible veterans by certain family members; to terminate the authority for the veterans' representatives programs; to allow certain veterans with active duty service prior to January 1, 1977 to participate in the chapter 32 program; to provide for distribution of unused chapter 32 contributions upon the death of the participant; and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/22/1980--Introduced.GI Bill Amendments Act of 1980 - Increases the allowances for programs for eligible veterans and survivors and dependents as follows:(1) veteran-trainees in vocational rehabilitation programs;(2) educational assistance;(3) special training; ... Read more >

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Apr 22, 1980

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2592”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 7057 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 1980

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