H.R. 1400 (97th): Veterans’ Educational Assistance Act of 1982


Jan 28, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gillespie “Sonny” Montgomery

Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish new educational assistance programs for veterans and for members of the Armed Forces.

Summary (CRS)

5/17/1982--Reported to House amended, Part II.(Reported to House from the Committee on Armed Service with amendment, H. Rept. 97-80 (Part II)) Veterans' Education Assistance Act of 1982 - Establishes a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 28, 1981

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May 12, 1981
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1400”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


128 cosponsors (75D, 52R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3713 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 28, 1981

H.R. 1811 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 1981

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