H.R.2174 - Educational Access for America's Soldiers Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-28] (Introduced 05/20/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/18/2003 Executive Comment Requested from DOD. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2174 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Educational Access for America's Soldiers Act of 2003 - 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, on, or after July 1, 1985; (2) has served on active duty without a break in service and continues to serve for some or all of the year before enactment of this Act; (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 (05/20/2003)
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.