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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Montgomery GI Bill Degree Extension Act of 2008

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the time limitation for the use of entitlement to educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill for certain persons actively pursuing a qualifying educational degree or certificate.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/01/2008Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
05/23/2008Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
05/01/2008Referred to House Armed Services
Action By: House of Representatives
05/01/2008Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Action By: House of Representatives
05/01/2008Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/01/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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No cosponsors.


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs05/01/2008 Referred to
House Armed Services05/01/2008 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel05/23/2008 Referred to

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Subjects (4)


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Introduced in House (05/01/2008)

Montgomery GI Bill Degree Extension Act of 2008 - Extends the time limitation (generally ten years from the original eligibility date) for the use of educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill all-volunteer force educational assistance program, in the case of an individual who has completed at least 50% of the credit or time requirements leading to a degree or certificate before the last day of the ten-year period, to the earlier of: (1) the date on which the individual completes such requirements; or (2) two years after the last day of the ten-year period.