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S.257: GI Bill Tuition Fairness 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 John Boozman, R-Ark.
Total Cosponsors 6 (3 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 7, 2013
Latest Major Action June 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), for purposes of the educational assistance programs administered by the Secretary, to disapprove courses of education provided by public institutions of higher education that do not charge tuition and fees for veterans at the same rate that is charged for in-state residents, regardless of the veteran's state of residence.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 12, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.
Feb. 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.