Summary: H.R.4647 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/27/1979)

Armed Forces Earned Educational Assistance Act - Entitles any individual who enlists or reenlists for the first time in the armed forces for a period of two or more years and who possesses a critical military skill, as determined by the Secretary concerned, to specified educational benefits. Stipulates that such assistance may be for a period of up to 36 months of full time educational assistance.

Directs the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs and the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a joint report containing their respective plans for implementing such program. Requires the Secretary of Defense to report to Congress semiannually on the operation of such program.