H.R.5173 - Montgomery GI Bill Enhancement Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4] (Introduced 07/22/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||08/09/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Benefits.|
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Summary: H.R.5173 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Montgomery GI Bill Enhancement Act of 2002 - Authorizes an individual, during the year following enactment of this Act, to make an irrevocable election for entitlement to basic educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill if such individual: (1) first became a member of the armed forces or entered active duty before July 1, 1985; (2) has served on active duty without a break in service; (3) has completed requirements of a secondary school diploma or the equivalent of 12 semester hours in a program leading to a standard college degree; and (4) is discharged or released from active duty honorably.
Introduced in House (07/22/2002)
Requires such individual's basic pay to be reduced, over an 18-month period, until the total reduction is $2,700, as a contribution toward such educational assistance.