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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Keep Student Veterans in Their Homes Act of 2017

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to allow veterans affected by school closures to continue receiving monthly stipends under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program for a certain period, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

05/25/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

05/25/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/25/2017Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/25/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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No cosponsors.

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs05/25/2017 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity05/25/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/25/2017)

Keep Student Veterans in Their Homes Act of 2017

This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue to pay educational assistance and subsistence allowances to eligible veterans and eligible persons enrolled in specified courses solely for a monthly housing stipend of up to four months following a permanent school closure.

A housing or educational assistance payment shall not be counted against the aggregate period for which such assistance may be provided or charged against the individual's entitlement to educational assistance.