H.R.717 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the scope of programs of education for which accelerated payments of educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill may be used, and for other purposes.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] (Introduced 02/09/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/25/2005 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.717 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/09/2005)
Permits accelerated payments of educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill to an individual enrolled in an approved program of education that leads to employment as an operator of a commercial motor vehicle.
Excludes benefits payable under under the Montgomery GI Bill from consideration as income for purposes of determining eligibility for education grants or loans under any other provision of Federal law.