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S. 944 - Veterans Health and Benefits Improvement Act of 2013

Armed forces and national security. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require courses of education provided by public institutions of higher education that are approved for purposes of the All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program and Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to charge veterans tuition and fees at the in-State tuition rate, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require courses of education provided by public institutions of higher education that are approved for purposes of the All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program and Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to charge veterans tuition and fees at the in-State tuition rate, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Veterans Health and Benefits Improvement Act of 2013

S. 944 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require courses of education provided by public institutions of higher education that are approved for purposes of the All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program and Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to charge veterans tuition and fees at the in-State tuition rate, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require courses of education provided by public institutions of higher education that are approved for purposes of the All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program and Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to charge veterans tuition and fees at the in-State tuition rate, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Veterans' Educational Transition Act of 2013
  • Veterans Health and Benefits Improvement Act of 2013
  • Veterans Health and Benefits Improvement Act of 2013
Sponsor
Bernard Sanders
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Armed forces and national security
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advisory bodies
  • Asia
  • Cemeteries and funerals
  • Child health
  • Conflicts and wars
  • Congressional officers and employees
  • Congressional operations and organization
  • Congressional oversight
  • Congressional tributes
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Employee hiring
  • Employment and training programs
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Hereditary and development disorders
  • Hospital care
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Marriage and family status
  • Medical research
  • Members of Congress
  • Mental health
  • Military education and training
  • Military facilities and property
  • Military personnel and dependents
  • National Guard and reserves
  • Neurological disorders
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Performance measurement
  • Prescription drugs
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Research administration and funding
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Small business
  • State and local government operations
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Thailand
  • Unemployment
  • User charges and fees
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs
  • Veterans' medical care
  • Veterans' organizations and recognition
  • Veterans' pensions and compensation
  • Vocational and technical education
  • Water quality
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Major Actions
Introduced5/14/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/14/2013
5/14/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
5/14/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
5/14/2013Introduced in Senate
6/12/2013Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.
Put on a legislative calendar7/24/2013Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/09/2013Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Reported by Senator Sanders with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 113-123. Minority views filed.
Put on a legislative calendar12/09/2013Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 258.
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