H.R.4320 - Post-9/11 GI Education Fairness Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Murphy, Scott [D-NY-20] (Introduced 12/15/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||12/18/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4320 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/15/2009)
Post-9/11 GI Educational Fairness Act of 2009 -Amends the veterans' post-9/11 educational assistance program to remove the requirement that a program of education must be offered by an institution of higher learning in ordered to be approved.
States that the purpose of this Act is to allow activities such as apprenticeship or other on-job training, entrepreneurship training, correspondence training, and flight training.
Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to approve for such program the pursuit of flight training if: (1) such training is generally accepted as necessary for the attainment of a vocational objective in aviation; (2) the individual possesses a valid private pilot certificate and meets medical requirements necessary for a commercial pilot certificate; and (3) the flight school course meets Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards.