ERIC Number: ED117458
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jul-29
Reference Count: N/A
Provision of Education Benefits for Post-Vietnam Era Veterans. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Education and Training of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
The subcommittee on education and training held hearings regarding educational benefits for post-Vietnam era veterans. Four main bills were presented as amendments to title 38 of the United States Code and formed the focus of discussion: (1) HR 2000, to entitle veterans to 45 months of educational assistance for all educational programs, undergraduate and graduate; (2) HR 6806, to terminate the Vietnam era period of war and have it extend from August 5, 1964 to June 30, 1975; (3) HR 7726, to set a termination date for veterans' educational benefits, defining an eligible veteran as one who served on active duty for more than 180 days from Febraury 1, 1955 to June 30, 1975; (4) HR 8406, to set a termination date of August 31, 1975 for computing veterans' educational entitlement and to extend the maximum educational benefits to 45 months. The testimonies of the following individuals are included and are supportive of the various bills they address: Rufus H. Wilson, Veterans Administration; Donald H. Schwab, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Mylio S. Kraja, American Legion; Charles C. Garafino, National Association of Concerned Veterans. Supportive statements from congressman and various national groups are also included. (LH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.