Summary: H.R.996 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (05/24/1993)

Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide funding for offices of veterans affairs at institutions of higher education for educational assistance to veterans. Requires such institutions to apply for such payments and to agree to use the funds to enhance the functions of veterans' education outreach programs during the academic year. Requires an office of veterans affairs to be maintained at each recipient institution to be responsible for veterans' certification, outreach, recruitment, and special education programs as well as other veterans' services. Limits the per-veteran and per-institution payments for a fiscal year. Requires the coordination of such veterans' program with other Department programs. Authorizes appropriations.