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H.R.2210: Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship Improvements Act of 2013

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 C. W. Bill Young, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 23, 2013
Latest Major Action July 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship Improvements Act of 2013 - Expands the eligibility of children for educational assistance under the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) post-9/11 educational assistance program to include the child of a person who, on or after September 11, 2001, is awarded the Purple Heart for an injury and dies as a result of that injury within 60 days after discharge or release from active-duty service.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 18, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
July 18, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 26, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
June 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
May 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.