H.R.199 - Reservist and National Guard Opportunities and Protection of Education Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
||Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] (Introduced 01/04/2005)
||House - Education and the Workforce
||02/09/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness. (All Actions)
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Reservist and National Guard Opportunities and Protection of Education Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to declare that: (1) whenever a student who is a member of the National Guard or other reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States, or a member of such Armed Forces in a retired status, is called or ordered to active duty, the institution of higher education in which the student is enrolled shall grant the student a military leave of absence from the institution while the student is serving on active duty, and for one year after the conclusion of such service; (2) as a consequence of military leave, upon return, such student is entitled to restoration to his or her previous educational status with regard to academic credits earned, scholarships or grants awarded, or tuition and other fees paid; and (3) the institution is obligated to refund tuition or fees paid prior to the commencement of active duty.