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GI Bill STEM Extension Act of 2017

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide additional educational assistance benefits under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs to certain eligible individuals.


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04/20/2017Introduced in House

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Date
04/20/2017Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/20/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
04/20/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Veterans' Affairs04/20/2017 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity04/20/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/20/2017)

GI Bill STEM Extension Act of 2017

This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay the lesser of nine months or $30,000 of additional Post-9/11 educational assistance to selected eligible veterans who have used all of the Post-9/11 educational assistance to which they were entitled and who: (1) are enrolled in a postsecondary education program that requires more than the standard 128 semester (or 192 quarter) credit hours for completion in a specified science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field; or (2) have earned a postsecondary degree in one of those fields and are enrolled in a teaching certification program.

In selecting eligible individuals, priority shall be given to individuals who: (1) require the most credit hours; or (2) served on active duty service for at least 36 months with an honorable discharge, continued active duty service after such 36-month period, or served at least 30 days of continuous active duty service with a service-connected discharge.

Such additional assistance may not be transferred.

The maximum amount of assistance paid to all eligible individuals in a fiscal year may not exceed $100 million.