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H.R.179: Franchise Education for Veterans Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Tim Griffin, R-Ark.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 8, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Franchise Education for Veterans Act - Allows eligible individuals to use Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) veterans' educational assistance benefits for franchise training. Provides training assistance limits for each 12-month period, prohibiting an individual from receiving more than 12 months and more than $15,000 of such assistance.

Authorizes such training assistance under the post-9/11 veterans' educational assistance program, with the same assistance limits.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Jan. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs