Legislative Tracker: Military & Veterans Aid

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For military and veteran's aid proposals from the previous sessions of Congress, visit the Legislative Tracker Archive: Military & Veterans Aid

 

 

*NEW* Veteran Education Empowerment Act

H.R. 1652 Sponsor:
Rep. Frankel (D-FL)
Co-Sponsors:
4  (2 R; 2 D)
Introduced:
03/08/2019
NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: This bill would award grants to institutions of higher education to create or improve Veteran Student Centers on campuses. In addition to a multitude of other services, the Centers would help Veterans to understand and obtain benefits provided by the institution, or the Federal Government and State financial aid awards.
 

Preserving Teacher Loan Forgiveness for Military Spouses Act of 2019

H.R. 1229 Sponsor:
Rep. Chabot (R-OH)
Co-Sponsors:
8 (2 R; 6 D)
Introduced:
02/14/2019
NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: This bill would protect borrowers enrolled in the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program from being penalized if during their eligible teaching period they have to relocate because their spouse is a member of the Armed Forces.
 

Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act

H.R. 730 Sponsor:
Rep. King (R-NY)
Co-Sponsors:
35 (15 R; 20 D)
Introduced:
01/23/2019
NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: This bill would allow Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to be used for fees for an institution's application for admission.
 

 

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Publication Date: 4/29/2019


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