H.R.2910 - VETS Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] (Introduced 06/28/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/26/2008 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .|
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Summary: H.R.2910 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/28/2007)
Veterans Education Tuition Support Act of 2007 or VETS Act of 2007 - Amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to require an institution of higher education, whenever a servicemember is called, activated, or ordered to military service and therefore withdraws or takes a leave of absence from such institution, to: (1) refund to the servicemember tuition and other fees paid for the portion of the program of education for which the servicemember did not receive academic credit after such withdrawal or leave; and (2) provide the servicemember an opportunity to reenroll at the institution with the same educational and academic status that the servicemember had when ordered to military service.
Requires a provider of a student loan with respect to such a servicemember: (1) if the servicemember reenrolls in the program of education (or a comparable program) within 13 months following the period of military service, to disregard the entire period that the education was discontinued in determining the date on which student loan repayment is to begin; or (2) if the servicemember does not reenroll, to not require loan repayment to begin before the later of the last day of such 13-month period or the date the repayment was otherwise required to begin.
Prohibits a court from granting a creditor relief from the 6% limit on interest charged against the indebtedness of a servicemember during a period of military service in the case of an obligation or liability incurred by a servicemember who is a student at an institution of higher education at the time of the call to service.