H.R.2108 - GI Bill STEM Extension Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] (Introduced 04/20/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/20/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2108 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.