H.R.1400: To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify that children of certain veterans are eligible for the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry scholarship.

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Sponsor C. W. Bill Young, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action April 2, 2013
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Bill Summary

Entitles to post-9/11 veterans' educational assistance the child of a person who, on or after September 11, 2001, dies as the result of a service-connected disability. (Under current law, such assistance is available only to the child of a person who, on or after such date, dies in the line of duty while serving on active duty.)

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 2, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
March 21, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.