S.882 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the entitlement to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs for members of the Armed Forces awarded the Purple Heart, and for other purposes.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD] (Introduced 04/06/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/15/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.882 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/06/2017)
This bill entitles members of the Armed Forces who have been awarded the Purple Heart for service occurring on or after September 11, 2001, to educational assistance under the Department of Veterans Affairs' Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program.
Such individuals are also eligible to participate in the Yellow Ribbon G.I. Education Enhancement Program.