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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.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/06/2017Introduced in Senate

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
06/15/2017Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-215.
04/06/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]* 04/06/2017
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 04/06/2017
Sen. Kaine, Tim [D-VA]* 04/06/2017
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] 04/24/2017
Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] 06/05/2017

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Veterans' Affairs04/06/2017 Referred to
06/15/2017 Hearings by

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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.