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S.514: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide additional educational assistance under Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to veterans pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, math, or an area that leads to employment in a high-demand occupation, 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 Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 11, 2013
Latest Major Action June 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay an additional appropriate amount to each individual entitled to post 9/11 educational assistance who is pursuing a program of education with a STEM focus (science, technology, engineering, and math) or an area leading to employment in a high-demand occupation. Makes such amount in addition to any other educational assistance to which the individual is entitled.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 12, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.
March 11, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.