H.R.772 - Resuming Education After Defense Service Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-2] (Introduced 02/10/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||07/11/2005 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: H.R.772 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/10/2005)
Resuming Education After Defense Service Act of 2005 - Makes eligible for basic educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill a member of the Selected Reserve who (among other qualifications), during the period beginning on September 11, 2001, and ending on December 31, 2006, serves on active duty in the Armed Forces for one or more periods aggregating not less than two years. 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 basic pay of qualifying members to be reduced by $100 for each of first 12 months of such active duty service.
Requires the Secretaries of the military departments concerned to inform eligible Selected Reserve personnel of such entitlement.