Summary: H.R.1336 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/05/2009)

Veterans Education Improvement Act of 2009 - Amends the Montgomery GI Bill educational assistance program for veterans to: (1) authorize the use of such assistance for business courses and seminars, courses taken to prepare for licensing or certification tests, and the repayment of federal student loans; (2) allow for withdrawal of the election not to enroll in the program; (3) extend the increase in benefits for certain individuals pursuing apprenticeships or on-job training; (4) provide educational assistance benefits for veterans discharged under a general discharge; (5) increase the reporting fee payable to educational institutions that enroll veterans receiving assistance; (6) provide additional areas of work-study for veterans; (6) require a five-year pilot program for on-campus work-study positions; (7) modify the advance payment of initial educational assistance or subsistence allowance; and (8) authorize, for certain individuals, the accelerated payment of educational assistance.