H.R.2456 - VETS Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] (Introduced 05/18/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||10/22/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2456 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/18/2009)
Veterans Education Tuition Support Act of 2009 or the VETS Act of 2009 - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education to refund to students the tuition and fees paid for education they will not receive due to their withdrawal from school to serve in the Armed Forces.
Waives the application of any requirement that students return title IV funds upon withdrawing from school to students whose withdrawal is necessitated by service in the Armed Forces.
Provides loan forgiveness under the Federal Family Education Loan, Direct Loan, and Perkins Loan programs to students whose withdrawal from school is necessitated by service in the Armed Forces.