ERIC Number: ED348536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jul-29
Reference Count: N/A
GI Bill Amendments of 1992. House of Representatives, 102d Congress, 2d Session. Report To Accompany H.R. 5087. [Including Cost Estimate of the Congressional Budget Office.]
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
This document is a committee report on H.R. 5087, a bill to improve veterans' education assistance programs, which the committee recommended unanimously to approve as amended. Some of the major provisions of the bill are the following: (1) change the requirements that military personnel complete high school equivalency degree requirements before leaving active duty, to completion within 12 months of enactment of the bill, whether an individual is on active duty or not, in order to become eligible for Montgomery GI Bill benefits; (2) make short periods of active duty irrelevant to longer periods of subsequent enlistment; (3) bar payment of education benefits to an individual for training paid for under the Government Employees Training Act; (4) require that programs certify the enrollment, attendance, and course of study of attendees; (5) limit approval of independent study; (6) make class time requirement changes; and (7) extend eligibility for certain persons. This report summarizes the major provisions of the bill, provides the language of the amendments, provides background and discussion of the bill, offers a section-by-section analysis, and includes the viewpoint of the Department of Defense. (KC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Identifiers: Congress 102nd; GI Bill; Proposed Legislation
Note: Submitted by Representative G. V. Montgomery.