Summary: H.R.1877 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1877. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.