H.R.13855 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to treat individuals who were serving as cadets or midshipmen at one of the service academies on December 31, 1976, as veterans of the Vietnam era for purposes of entitlement to educational assistance under chapter 34 of such title.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Traxler, Bob [D-MI-8] (Introduced 08/14/1978)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/14/1978 Referred to House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.13855 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/14/1978)
Entitles individuals serving as cadets or midshipmen at one of the service academies on December 31, 1976, who (1) graduated from such academy; (2) served for more than 180 days on active duty; and (3) were discharged from active duty under conditions other than dishonorable, to post-Vietnam era veterans' educational benefits.
Provides that any such individual who enrolled in such educational benefits program before enactment of this Act shall be deemed disenrolled from such program. Provides for the refund of any funds contributed by such individual or the Secretary of Defense to the Post-Vietnam Era Veterans Education Account.