H.R.5047 - Protecting Veterans' Educational Choice Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hice, Jody B. [R-GA-10] (Introduced 04/25/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-813|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/01/2016 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.5047 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (11/30/2016)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)
Protecting Veterans' Educational Choice Act of 2016
(Sec. 2) This bill requires Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) counselors who provide specified educational or vocational counseling services to provide a requesting veteran or member of the Armed Forces with information about the articulation agreements (agreements governing the transferability of credits toward meeting specific degree or program requirements) of each institution of higher learning in which the individual is interested.
The VA shall: (1) provide a veteran who is certified as eligible for VA educational assistance with information on education counseling services and articulation agreements, and (2) implement this bill within 90 days after its enactment.