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Short Titles as Introduced

National Guard and Reserve Education Act of 2004

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend titles 10 and 38, United States Code, to improve educational benefits for members of the Selected Reserve, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
10/06/2004Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date All Actions
10/21/2004Referred to the Subcommittee on Benefits.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
10/08/2004Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1843-1844)
Action By: House of Representatives
10/06/2004Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Action By: House of Representatives
10/06/2004Referred to House Armed Services
Action By: House of Representatives
10/06/2004Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/06/2004Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services10/06/2004 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs10/06/2004 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Benefits10/21/2004 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/06/2004)

National Guard and Reserve Education Act of 2004 - Increases the monthly rate of educational assistance for members of the Selected Reserve who pursue full-time studies. Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to prescribe by regulation the rate of assistance for less than full-time studies.

Establishes an educational assistance benefit for reservists and National Guard members who, on or after September 11, 2001, serve at least 180 days within a five-year period of active duty in a contingency operation. Authorizes such persons to use their educational assistance entitlement during a 14-year period beginning on the last day of duty.

Authorizes members of the Selected Reserve who are entitled to retired pay and basic educational assistance to transfer a portion of their educational entitlement to eligible dependents. Requires the Secretary to report on such transfers in the Secretary's annual report to Congress.