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S.845: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Professionals Educational Assistance Program, 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|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Jon Tester, D-Mont.|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||April 25, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 9, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Extends through 2019 (under current law, 2014) the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health professionals educational assistance program.
Repeals the current $60,000 per-individual limit on education debt reduction payments made by the VA with respect to certain employees providing direct-patient care services or services incident thereto.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 9, 2013||Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-203.|
|April 25, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|