H.R.4184: To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the manner in which an advance payment of initial educational assistance paid by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs is charged against the entitlement of a veteran to such assistance.

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 Dina Titus, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 12 (8 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced March 6, 2014
Latest Major Action March 18, 2014
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Bill Summary

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to charge an advance payment of veterans' educational assistance against the final and, if necessary, penultimate month of the recipient's entitlement to such assistance.

Prohibits an individual from receiving more than one advance payment of veterans' educational assistance during any academic year.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 18, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
March 6, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.