S.2099 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide entitlement to educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill for members of the Selected Reserve who aggregate more than 2 years of active duty service in any five year period, and for other purposes.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Miller, Zell [D-GA] (Introduced 02/23/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/22/2004 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2099 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/23/2004)
Makes eligible for basic educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill a member of the Selected Reserve who (among other qualifications), during any five-year period beginning on or after September 11, 2001, while in the Selected Reserve, serves on active duty for one or more periods aggregating not less than two years of active-duty service during such period. Entitles such individuals to one month of educational assistance for each month served on active duty. Makes the amount of such assistance equivalent to that provided for active-duty personnel who have served a minimum of two years of active duty.
Requires the Secretaries of the military departments concerned to inform eligible Selected Reserve personnel of such entitlement.