H.R.1877 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand workstudy for eligible veterans, and for other purposes.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Quinn, Jack [R-NY-30] (Introduced 06/12/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/16/1997 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1877 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/12/1997)
Allows veterans pursuing a work-study program through the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform any activity that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs determines to be appropriate with respect to: (1) a Federal department or agency; (2) an institution of higher learning; or (3) a community service program.
Authorizes a participating individual to elect to be paid a partial payment in advance for the performance of such activities. (Current law requires such individuals to be paid in advance.)
Authorizes the Secretary to pay a work-study allowance of up to ten percent more than the minimum hourly wage.
Prohibits such allowance from being used to fund any political activity.