S.1362 - Guard and Reservists Education Improvement Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Introduced 06/15/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/15/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1362 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/15/2017)
Guard and Reservists Education Improvement Act
This bill revises eligibility for, and the amounts of, Department of Veterans Affairs post-9/11 educational assistance based on a service member's active duty service, excluding training. Full benefits are available for service members who serve 36 months on active duty, and tiered lesser amounts are available for service members who serve for shorter periods.
The bill consolidates certain of these tiers and increases the amount of assistance for individuals who serve on active duty for: (1) at least 6 months but less than 18 months, and (2) at least 90 days but less than 6 months.