ERIC Number: ED237690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-May-16
Reference Count: N/A
Veterans' Educational Assistance Act of 1983. Report (to accompany H. R. 1400). House of Representatives, 98th Congress, 1st Session. Rept. 98-185 Part 1.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
This report by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs is intended to accompany the bill, H.R. 1400, the Veterans' Educational Assistance Act of 1983, which was referred to the committee for consideration. Amendments to the bill are listed, and its purpose and principal features are described. A discussion of the background of the bill considers action in the ninety-seventh and -eighth Congresses as well as previous GI bills and problems of the all-volunteer force. A summary of the bill details its features, differences with the bill reported in the ninety-seventh Congress, and educational assistance for the National Guard and Selected Reserve. Findings representative of the testimony from witnesses at hearings in support of the legislation are listed. A section-by-section analysis of the bill is presented as well as a cost estimate from the Congressional Budget Office. A report expressing the views of the Veterans' Administration and the Department of Defense on H.R. 1400 is also provided. The report concludes with a copy of the changes in existing law (Title 38 and Title 10, United States Code) made by the bill. (YLB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.