H.R.2151: To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize individuals who are pursuing programs of rehabilitation, education, or training under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to receive work-study allowances for certain outreach services provided through congressional offices, and for other purposes.

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 Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 23, 2013
Latest Major Action June 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

Includes within authorized work-study activities, for individuals entitled to work-study allowances through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in connection with VA rehabilitation, education, or training programs, the following activities carried out at offices of Members of Congress: (1) the distribution of information to members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their dependents concerning available benefits and services under governmental and nongovernmental programs; and (2) the preparation and processing of papers and other documents, including those used to assist in the preparation and presentation of veterans' benefits claims.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
May 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.